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First Response – Mental Health Support Helpline for Norfolk and Suffolk

First Response is Norfolk and Suffolk NHS foundation Trust (NSFT)’s helpline for people experiencing mental health difficulties during the pandemic. 

Updated Coronavirus guidance for the charity sector

The government has updated and revised their guidance to the charity sector

How helpful is the Chancellor's Charity Support Package to rural communities?

CAN is an member of the national ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) network.  ACRE is very active at national level in helping formulate government strategies for supporting community groups. Right now ACRE is working with other national charities to help Government get to grips with the impact of Covid-19 on rural people and community organisations throughout England.

National Village and Community Hall survey - deadline extended to 30th April

Norfolk’s hundreds of village halls and community venues are often at the heart of local life and, at this difficult time, it’s more important than ever that their value is realised. The National Village and Community Hall Survey deadline has been extended to 30th April to allow everyone to participate.

Healthwatch Norfolk public engagement survey

Healthwatch Norfolk have  launched a public survey which asks participants broadly about their experience of accessing information, care and support during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Big Switch and Save - helping consumers make genuine savings on their electrcity and gas bills

It's estimated that, during the Coronavirus pandemic, UK households are spending an extra 25 per-cent on their electrcity usage and an additional 17 per-cent on gas.   Now is a good time to seriously look at switching energy provider to get  a better deal.

How is Norfolk’s VCSE sector managing the COVID-19 scenario?

We would appreciate your help in completing two key surveys, one or both of which may be relevant to your work scenario:

One survey helps us assess how the county’s voluntary, community and social enetrprise groups and organsiations are coping. The other is aimed specifically at community buildings and village halls.

GP practices providing extra support and monitoring for vulnerable patients

GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney are providing extra support for patients who are more likely to become unwell due to coronavirus (COVID-19), through a pioneering initiative which will monitor their health on a daily basis. 

CCG Letter to volunteer and community groups during COVID-19 pandemic

Whilst they are focusing all of their efforts on caring for patients with COVID-19, our hospitals are telling us that they are also seeing some frail and older people being admitted for conditions that should continue to be managed within primary and community care.  

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