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Government changes Covid testing advice

Government changes Covid testing advice

Government changes Covid testing advice

The government has issued new advice on taking Covid tests as Europe battles a fourth wave and the UK races to administer more booster jabs.


New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

NEW Forest East MP Dr Julian Lewis says he acted "entirely transparently" by referring a Lymington firm that won £98m worth of PPE supply contracts.

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Toddler flu vaccination plea by Hampshire NHS chiefs

Toddler flu vaccination plea by Hampshire NHS chiefs

Toddler flu vaccination plea by Hampshire NHS chiefs

NHS chiefs have called on Hampshire parents to get their pre-school children vaccinated against the flu, ahead of winter.


Staff shortage sees longer waits for Covid booster and flu jabs

Staff shortage sees longer waits for Covid booster and flu jabs

Staff shortage sees longer waits for Covid booster and flu jabs

DORSET’S Covid booster programme, jabs for younger people and flu vaccinations are all under pressure – because of a shortage of health staff.


Vaccination volunteers slapped with parking fines

Vaccination volunteers slapped with parking fines

Vaccination volunteers slapped with parking fines

PARKING fines slapped on the vehicles of volunteers helping out at a Milford vaccination centre have been cancelled by New Forest District Council.


Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can you get your money back for a day out, concert, show or event you have to cancel this Christmas because you, or a family member, catches Covid19?


Online guidance to help parents decide if unwell children should attend school

Online guidance to help parents decide if unwell children should attend school

Online guidance to help parents decide if unwell children should attend school

NEW online guidance has been launched to help parents and carers decide whether to send their child to school or nursery if they are feeling unwell.


Fears temporarily closed New Forest care home will never reopen

Fears temporarily closed New Forest care home will never reopen

Fears temporarily closed New Forest care home will never reopen

CONCERNS have been raised that a dementia care home in Lyndhurst could shut forever after being temporarily closed by Hampshire County Council.


£2.65m winter fund to support struggling families

£2.65m winter fund to support struggling families

£2.65m winter fund to support struggling families

STRUGGLING Christchurch families will be helped by a £2.65m government grant this winter.


£350,000 boost for Christchurch loneliness charity as demand surges

£350,000 boost for Christchurch loneliness charity as demand surges

£350,000 boost for Christchurch loneliness charity as demand surges

A CHARITY which tackles social isolation has been awarded nearly £350,000 in Lottery cash after demand for its services shot up during the pandemic.


NHS strike ballot over rejection of 3% pay offer

NHS strike ballot over rejection of 3% pay offer

NHS strike ballot over rejection of 3% pay offer

A UNION has launched a strike ballot after more than 90% of its members rejected the government's "miserable" pay offer.


Avian flu prevention zone in force as public are told to report dead birds

Avian flu prevention zone in force as public are told to report dead birds

Avian flu prevention zone in force as public are told to report dead birds

AN AVIAN flu prevention zone has come into force across the UK as government officials take steps to contain outbreaks of bird flu.


Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

FATHER is taking on a 3,000 push-up challenge after his son urged his family to help raise awareness of cancer research before dying aged just 16.


Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

ELIGIBLE residents have been urged to get the Covid-19 booster jab as cases in the New Forest have more than doubled since August.


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