City and Hackney Public Health Community Champions Update

The next Champions Forums are:

  • Tuesday 20 April, 11am – 11.45am – link here  / Meeting ID: 852 8931 7007
  • Thursday 13 May, 10am – 12pm

Reminder, please do fill out this short form to help us to understand the communications you wish to receive e.g. whether you want WhatsApp messages (one-way message from us to you as a broadcast) and some equal opportunity monitoring information. This will help us to shape the programme and communications we share with you further and to help us ensure the programme is being taken up by people and organisations working across as many different communities in City and Hackney.  

If you have any enquiries relating to the programme, please contact phcc@vchackney.org

Tower Hamlets: Translated Guidance – Changes to Coronavirus Restrictions

 
London will have some lockdown restrictions eased from the 29 March. Share this to help fight the spread of Coronavirus.  https://bit.ly/38k1H5H #LondonTogether.

Following health guidance will be crucial to keeping COVID-19 under control and opening the city safely. Thank you for playing your part by sharing this vital information. 

To help with this, you can find translated WhatsApp audio clips here which explains some of the new rules and guidance in Bengali, Gujarati, Polish, Romanian, Turkish and Somali.

It is also important that when the vaccine is offered, people take it. There was recent news that one of the vaccines may not be safe, however, it has been reviewed by the UK regulator and the vaccine has been deemed safe and effective.

You can find a translated resource here to address any safety issues that people may have, this is in Gujarati, Punjabi, Sylheti, Tamil and Urdu..
 
LISTEN HERE

Older Londoners Big Conversation – Covid Vaccines – myths and concerns

The Greater London Authority and Age UK London invites you to attend an online meeting taking place on WEDNESDAY 31st March from 2pm – 3.15pm looking at what we all need to know about vaccines and how all communities across London can be better empowered to make informed decisions about their health including accessing balanced information about Covid vaccines.

We are delighted to have Dr Rakhee Patel joining us for this event. Dr Patel is a public health consultant and leads on their Ageing Well agenda. The event will be Chaired by Dr Tony Burch a Trustee of Age UK London.  The event is aimed at all older Londoners as well as those working with and for all older adults across the capital.

This is your opportunity to put your questions and concerns to Dr Patel and please feel free to share this invitation with your contacts and colleagues. To attend this event please register your details on this Eventbrite page where you will also have the opportunity to put your questions to Dr Patel.