Category Archives: Adult Social Care

New testing centre for Covid-19 to open in East Sussex

A NEW testing centre will open in East Sussex today, increasing the options for residents seeking to check if they have Covid-19.

The drive-through site at Plumpton Racecourse will be operated by Sodexo and has been commissioned by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC). As a regional testing centre, it will have the capacity to conduct an estimated 700 tests a day and will strengthen the national Test and Trace scheme. Continue reading

Make mental wellbeing a priority – residents urged

PEOPLE finding it difficult to cope with the effects of the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis are being urged to seek support.

The number of GP referrals to Community Connectors – a service to help people improve their mental health and wellbeing, has fallen dramatically during the pandemic raising concerns that people might not be getting the support they need. Continue reading