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New survey reveals extreme ways COVID-19 is affecting people with multiple sclerosis

The COVID-19 pandemic is heavily impacting the lives of some of those most vulnerable to the virus, leaving them without essential medications and support, a new survey shows today1.

HSE advises on the importance of fitting respirators correctly

If a respirator is incorrectly fitted, it will not provide you with protection.

HSE is advising healthcare workers currently using respiratory protective equipment (RPE) on 

Covid-19: Leader of the Opposition calls for all Coronavirus testing centres to be opened and operational

Paul Davies AM – the Leader of the Opposition in the Welsh Parliament – has called on the Welsh Government to accelerate the opening of all testing centres for key workers.

Keeping Our Communities Connected said Dean Emson, 37, of Abercynon, who works as a Team Manager for Community Services

The Council’s seven Community Resilience Centres, established in the wake of the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, are ‘vital cogs in the wheels of our communities,” according to one centre manager, whose team helps hundreds of individuals each day.

RCT Council Bulk Waste Collections to be Reinstated

Based upon the availability of current resources, the Council will reinstate the collection of ‘Bulky Waste’ items for residents from Monday 27th April.

Police make early-hour arrests following busy night of grassfires

South Wales Police arrested three people in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, 21 April) on suspicion of committing arson with intent.
At approximately 4.45am, police stopped a car being driven along the A4059 and arrested two males, aged 19 and 17, and a female, aged 16.

RCT Trading Standards – safeguarding work with vulnerable residents

The Council’s Trading Standards department is undertaking significant work to protect residents from Coronavirus-related scams, including additional safeguarding exercises with those who are particularly vulnerable.

Recharge Rooms provide respite for Cwm Taf Morgannwg staff

Recharge Rooms are being set up in our hospitals to help staff manage their mental wellbeing during the Coronavirus crisis.

Furloughed, laid-off, self-employed & out-of-work given financial lifeline by care firm

THOSE currently fit and healthy but unable to work following business closures and Coronavirus restrictions can earn money in their own community with a Welsh care firm (April, 2020).

 

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