Somerset based Digital Inclusion project shortlisted for national award

25th ISPA Awards. Digital Inclusion Award shortlist: Spark Somerset, West London NHS Trust, Tameside Community Computers CIC and Gloucester Rural Community Council

The Spark iT Digital Inclusion Project, which supports Somerset residents to get online, has been shortlisted for the national Digital Inclusion Award category by ISPA UK. The team behind the project, hosted by charity, Spark Somerset, works to provide free support to Somerset residents who want to get online, but face barriers due to a…

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Make the time, ease your pressure this ‘know your numbers’ week

NHS Somerset and Somerset Council’s Public Health Team are encouraging Somerset residents to get their blood pressure checked for ‘Know Your Numbers’ week. The awareness week, coordinated by Blood Pressure UK runs from 4 – 10 September and is the UK’s biggest blood pressure testing and awareness-raising event.  This year the theme is ‘Make the…

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NHS Somerset and Somerset Council welcomes the rollout of the winter flu and COVID-19 vaccination programme

NHS Somerset and Somerset Council welcomes the recent Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) announcement around the introduction of the winter flu and Covid-19 autumn booster programme and are encouraging those that are eligible, to come forward for their autumn booster when they are contacted. Covid autumn booster programme The Covid-19 vaccine is being…

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