Dr Ron Daniels Column – October/November 20

Feeling Unwell? Seek Medical Attention

A West Midlands NHS doctor is urging people to seek medical attention straight away if they are feeling unwell, following growing evidence that people are going to GPs and doctors too late.

Dr Ron Daniels BEM, an intensive care doctor at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, working at Heartlands and Good Hope Hospitals, said it was imperative that people laid aside their fears of “catching COVID-19” at GP surgeries and other healthcare facilities. […]

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Castle Medical Centre – October/November 20

Focus On Flu

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, it is essential that we are ready to deal with likely future illness during the winter months. Flu season will soon arrive and we at Castle Medical Centre are fully prepared to vaccinate all vulnerable patients in a safe way from September when our vaccinations arrive. The success of this campaign will be vital to protecting patients from flu in a year which could see a resurgence of Covid-19 cases, alongside flu and norovirus infections. […]

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Health Column – August/September 20

Water Worries

Ask most adults in the UK how much water they should be drinking and you’d be told “eight glasses a day.” But it’s a myth, believed to be a misinterpretation of some advice given in the 1940s. How can it be true when we are all different sizes, some of us are active and some are sedentary, and the weather may be sweltering or freezing? […]

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Castle Medical Centre – August/September 20

COVID19 – Reflections on the Pandemic from a Family Doctor’s View

The last few months have been extraordinary for us all with the restrictions imposed on our lives, and tremendous challenges faced, we are proud of the way our community pulled together. Support groups and volunteers stepped up within a couple of days of lockdown being announced and it has been a great example of teamwork. […]

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Beauty Article – August/September 20

Bare-Face Benefits: Why The Natural Look Is Back by Mel Holbrook

For those of us accustomed to the rat race, lockdown offered a very different way of life. And after several weeks trapped at home, many of us got used to seeing a different version of ourselves. With no workplace to attend, no one to visit and nowhere to go except the local park, it made sense to dress casually and ditch our usual make-up routines. […]

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Coventry Sewers Unite – June/July 20

Throughout our lockdown, people from all over Coventry and Warwickshire started to think about ways they could give something back and help within their communities. We put a plea out to hear from those people around the area who have been sewing tirelessly in an effort to provide scrub bags and headbands for NHS workers on the frontline. […]

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NHS Heroes Poem – June/July 20

NHS Heroes Poem

By Alicia x

Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

We are called heroes
We are thanked by your claps […]

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King Henry VIII Article – June/July 20

Henry’s Responds to the PPE Challenge!

The Design and Technology Team at Henry’s (Mr Sweetman, Mr Rendle, Mr Phillips and Mr Timson) have been doing their bit for the Coronavirus Crisis through the manufacture of PPE for healthcare workers, care homes and medical professionals who are on the front line in hospitals, GP surgeries and hospices across the West Midlands. […]

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Emily Young Article – June/July 20

Helping Key Workers and Anxiety Sufferers During Covid-19

Ever wondered how you could help during the Covid-19 pandemic? Emily Young from North Warwickshire felt the same.

Inspired by a lady on her Craft Forum on 1st April, she made some NHS uniform wash bags. Posting them on her Facebook sewing page ‘Vintage Country Rose’, she offered them FREE to NHS workers. […]

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Community Makes Face Visors – June/July 20

Community Project Makes Over 15,000 Face Visors

Broken Souls Rescue is a Coventry based non-profit CLG which rescues unwanted or abandoned pets from vets, council pounds and private emergency calls from the general public. We are a volunteer run community project originally funded by The Princes Trust and run solely on donations from the public. […]

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