Talking Health Newsletter - February 2022

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News Update

It’s Not Too Late For a COVID Jab

You can still get your first, second or booster vaccination at one of our local walk-in clinics without an appointment – to find a clinic near you see here. You can also book your COVID jab via the national system which includes attending large vaccination centres such as the Kassam in Oxford see here

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) Survey

Oxfordshire Parent Carers Forum and Oxford Health NHS FT want to understand your most recent experiences of CAMHS to help inform, shape and further develop these services. Please complete the survey which closes on 1 March 2022

Share Your Views: Support for People with Special Needs

You still have time to have your say on two consultations run by Oxfordshire County Council on plans to develop a more inclusive approach to supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). To find out more and to respond to the consultations via a survey, which closes Thursday 10 March, see here

Council and NHS Staff in Oxfordshire Thanked for Their Efforts During the Pandemic

Council and NHS leaders have thanked staff across local authorities and the health and social care system for their tireless efforts to provide services and support all our communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information see here

You Can Help a Loved One Leave Hospital More Quickly

Families are being encouraged to help their relatives leave hospital for home as soon as they are medically fit.

Lily O’Connor, Director for Urgent Care in Oxfordshire, said: "If you have a relative or loved one in hospital who is well enough to go home but is waiting to be discharged with home care and community health support, one of the best ways to support both them and the NHS is to help them at home if you and your family are in a position to do so.”

For further information see here

Partnership Information

Help with Winter Warmth

Better Housing Better Health can provide advice and possibly financial support for anyone who is struggling to pay their fuel bills. For further information contact the free helpline on 0800 107 0044 or complete an online referral form see here

Oxfordshire Community Pharmacy Hero Award 2022

Pharmacy Thames Valley is organising this award in recognition of the hard work and dedication of 105 community pharmacies in Oxfordshire. To make a nomination by 31 March 2022 see here


View all County Council Consultations

You can view and take part in Oxfordshire County Council's consultations.  
You can see more information about a specific consultation by visiting ‘Let’s Talk Oxfordshire’ (you will need to register if it’s your first visit) 

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