BSL NEWS 09 APRIL 2020

Dominic Raab Stands In For Prime Minister The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, who is standing in for Boris Johnson, will chair a meeting on the Coronavirus today to consider whether restrictions on people’s movements should be extended. The Welsh Government have decided to inform the Welsh public that the lockdown restrictions are being extended. The […]

BSL NEWS 08 APRIL 2020

Prime Minister’s second night in Intensive Care The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, was admitted to St. Thomas’ hospital in London last Sunday and moved into Intensive Care after having tested positive for the Coronavirus 10 days earlier. This was due to his cough and high temperature. He is being administered oxygen but is breathing unaided. […]

BSL NEWS 07 APRIL 2020

Prime Minister Moved to Intensive Care. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was moved to Intensive Care due to his Coronavirus symptoms worsening and so that if there comes a need for a ventilator he is closer for that to happen. Mr Johnson doesn’t currently have a tube inserted in preparation for the use of a […]

BSL NEWS 06 APRIL 2020

Prime Minister Working Remotely. The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, chaired a meeting on the Coronavirus Response. The Prime Minister is currently in hospital after being admitted last night for more tests since being ill for the previous 10 days.  Lord Kerslake, former Civil Servant, said the Prime Minister can work remotely with Dominic Raab but it […]

BSL NEWS 02 APRIL 2020 part 2

Coronavirus Testing The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has faced widespread criticism over his government’s testing strategy for the Coronavirus. He has failed to set up large scale testing. For example of 0.5 million NHS frontline staff in England, only 2,000 have been tested. Mr Johnson has said he will ramp up the process of testing […]

BSL NEWS 02 April 2020

Coronavirus Testing Taken from BBC News website on 01 April 2020 Last weekend 900 NHS staff were tested for the Coronavirus. The government have said they feel these numbers are low and they would like to see more testing of Health Workers. The government says that increased testing hasn’t been possible due to not being […]

Coronavirus Information

The following links have information about the Coronavirus: https://www.signhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/ New government announcement 19 March 2020 – schools update What is Coronavirus? How do I avoid getting sick or spreading the virus? What are the symptoms of coronavirus? I was in contact with someone who might have coronavirus, what should I do? How do I avoid […]

BSL News 30 March 2020

News highlights from the past few days in BSL. Taken from BBC News website on 27th March 2020. The government has advised that people buying and selling property should put on hold all property sales until after the Coronavirus crisis has subsided. The Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has asked parties of contracts that have already […]

Ordrs

If you have certain disabilities then some day to day activities can be pretty hard to do. Shopping, in particular, can be quite a challenge. Wheelchair accessibility can be poor, communication with shopkeepers can be limited for the Deaf, searching shelves a barrier to the blind. There are delivery services run by supermarkets that allow […]