Reporting on Progress as we Move Towards COVID Recovery

It has been a few weeks since my last blog and while much has happened across the world and here in the UK, in some ways things still seem remarkably the same.  The lockdown is being eased but is not over yet.  Numbers of new cases and deaths from Covid-19 have declined but the virus is still with us, and all of us and our families are still being hugely affected by this pandemic.

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Living and looking after ourselves in a new normal

I think we can all agree that getting used to the current restrictions to our way of life is not at all easy.  Change rarely is.  We are all learning to live with this virus and with lockdown – possibly for some time to come.  We cannot stay in complete lockdown indefinitely though and we’re hopeful of seeing some degree of normality restored, with restrictions lifted gradually in the weeks and months to come.  But for as long as lockdown is the new normal, safeguarding our mental health, as well as our physical health, will be vital. 

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