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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How local tracing partnerships are supporting NHS Test and Trace

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Since July, 100 local authorities have worked in partnership with NHS Test and Trace to provide local tracing partnerships which combine national scale and data with local knowledge. Deborah Harkins, Calderdale’s Director of Public Health, discusses how it is working in her area.

Restarting public health programmes for school-aged children

Public health programmes are essential in promoting and protecting the health of school-aged children. This blog sets out the principles to consider when supporting the restart of programmes safely and effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 dashboard: bringing together data and statistics in one place

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Keeping the public and leaders across government and the health care sector informed about the progress of the coronavirus pandemic is a critical part of controlling the spread of infection. Find out how the COVID-19 dashboard is bringing all the essential data and statistics about COVID-19 in the UK together into one place.

No child left behind - a public health informed approach to improving outcomes for vulnerable children

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, local government, health, education and other public services have sought to make sure that vulnerable children are protected. As we look ahead, these children and their families remain central to our public health plans and ambitions.