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  1. The NHS has produced a new simple guide to video consulting. In addition there are resources on this site to help patients to use video technology to seek help and support.

  2. Figures released this summer from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that rates of depression have doubled in their survey group during the COVID-19 pandemic. The figures are based on the number of adults reporting depressive symptoms in Great Britain between 4 and 14 June 2020, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. This […]

  3. caring during covid

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published new data on the impact of COVID-19 on caring. Their findings show: Before the pandemic about 11% of adults provided care for an elderly, disabled or ill person living outside their household. This compares to the new ONS figures which found that almost half (48%) of UK […]

  4. New figures released for Carers Week in June 2020 show that an additional 4.5 million people in the UK have become unpaid carers as a result of COVOID-19. This brings the total of unpaid carers up from 9.1 million, before the outbreak, to a huge new total of 13.6 million – one in four of […]