Health & Wellbeing

Enfield Council has produced a series of short videos with advice for parents with a child who has challenging behaviour. The videos are hosted on the Enfield Libraries Facebook page.

Are you a person of 'mature years' who's missing meeting people - perhaps because you're shielding? Is conversation and human interaction lacking from your life? A new project from Chickenshed could plug the hole in your life and create intergenerational friendships.

The North MIddlesex Hospital website has a page with information about arrangements during the current stage of the coronavirus emergency. Bullet points below, but visit www.northmid.nhs.uk/coronavirus for details.

The North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are asking local people to help support them by: continuing to observe simple clear public health advice to stay at home; only calling 999 and using A&E for emergencies and life threatening situations only and to contact your GP or NHS111 for urgent care advice; waiting to be contacted by the NHS when it's your turn to receive the Coronavirus vaccination (you do not need to contact your GP practice or other NHS services to make this happen)

The Ruth Winston Community Centre is opening up its online classes to anyone aged 50 and above. They all use Zoom.

The police Safer Neighbourhoods Team for Winchmore Hill ward have called for people not to congregate outside cafes on Winchmore Hill Green to reduce Covid infections

An urgent briefing by Independent SAGE showing how desperate the situation is and outlining a five-point plan which should be rolled out immediately.

Three community coronavirus rapid testing centres are now operating in Enfield borough, where people with no symptoms can turn up without an appointment for a lateral flow test. If you have Covid-19 symptoms, you should not attend one of these centres, but should self-isolate and phone 119 for a test appointment.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health & Wellbeing Navigator role. The post holder will be employed by Age UK Enfield, and within the Health & Wellbeing Services/Prevention Services.

NHS body North London Partners in Health & Care are recruiting coronavirus vaccine administrators. They are seeking members of the public, not currently working within the NHS, who will be fully trained and supported in administering the Covid-19 vaccination.