The NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is reminding people that healthcare services are still here for you if you require medical assistance.
Chair of NHS Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Dr Anoop Dhesi is stressing the importance of seeking medical care if you or your family need it.
A local cancer expert has today welcomed calls for patients to seek help for cancer symptoms after new research revealed that nearly half of the public has concerns about coming forward due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Dr Linda Hunter, Cancer lead for the Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership (STP), said: “It’s understandable that people might be worried about leaving their home during the pandemic or think the NHS is too busy, but you should still contact your doctor if you’re worried about signs and symptoms or notice a change that isn't normal for you.
As our NHS heroes are working on the frontline to fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic – their ‘Miniature Heroes’ have a message for the public to help keep their parents safe.
The children of NHS workers from across Norfolk and Waveney have been designing their messages which have been posted on social media to emphasise the importance of staying home to protect the NHS and save lives.
The NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is offering local coronavirus tests to key workers* such as teachers or food industry staff, to help them remain in work and continue to support their communities. This also applies to members of their household who may have coronavirus symptoms causing the key worker to self-isolate.
Testing will take place at three locations in Norfolk and Waveney: