Support for the elderly and medically vulnerable
Scottish Borders Council Community Assistance Hubs:
Multi-agency Community Assistance Hubs (CAHs) have been set up in each locality as part of a co-ordinated response between Scottish Borders Council, NHS Borders, the Third/Voluntary Sector and local Resilient Communities Groups, to protect the most vulnerable in our communities. Find more information here.
Government guidance surrounding health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak can be found here on NHS Inform.
Specialist sector advice from trusted UK organisations
Whilst the overall NHS advice remains largely the same for all people a range of trusted UK charities provide excellent advice for specific subject areas and COVID-19 (coronavirus). This list will be updated as more information and advice is provided.
Advice for people with asthma
Advice for people with cancer
Advice for people with cystic fibrosis
Advice for people with diabetes
Advice for people with heart or circulatory disease
Advice for people with lung conditions
Advice to help you stay mentally well
Help for Veterans
A new website, www.HeadFIT.org, has been designed specifically for the defence community to provide 24/7 access to self-help tools that can enhance mood, drive and confidence, and help you manage the stresses of everyday life.