Barts Health NHS Trust
Barts Health NHS Trust have put together a booklet called 'What to do when someone close to you dies during the pandemic period'
The booklet is designed to help you through the first few days and includes the following information:
- Taking care of the practical arrangements
- The emotional and physical responses you may experience after someone close to you dies
- Where to get help and support.
Mind in Tower Hamlets & Newham
The Newham Bereavement Service is for adults living in Newham who have experienced grief, loss and bereavement at anytime, either recently or years ago.
020 7510 1081 / 020 7510 4268
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Coronavirus update from the Royal National Institute of Blind People:
0303 123 9999
Coronavirus information for people affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma or any blood cancer.
Children & Young People
Council for Disabled Children (CDC)
CDC are the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.
CDC has launched a new email inbox designed for professionals, practitioners, parent carers and families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and aims to answer questions, collate resources and share information on Coronavirus and the impact on children and young people with SEND.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will be collated and shared with the Department for Education (DfE) and Ministers as appropriate:
For COVID-19 Support and Guidance:
NHS England & NHS Improvement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
To access the main website:
Disabled Children's Partnership
The Disabled Children’s Partnership is a major coalition of more than 80 organisations
campaigning for improved health and social care for disabled children, young people and their families.
To help support families during the coronavirus crisis, we have gathered as much information and as many helpful resources as we can onto this page.
Deaf and Hearing Impairment
Enabled Living Healthcare
Enabled Living works on behalf of Newham Council and can provide support to manage the effects and impact of a visual impairment.
There is currently an online Deaf and hearing Impairment support group every Tuesday. to find out more:
07896 664 350 (call or text)
Living with Hearing Loss
Living with Hearing Loss have put together 'Your Covid-19 hearing loss survival guide'. Find out how people with hearing loss can stay active, engaged and productive as possible during this time of forced isolation:
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Information for pregnant women and their families
Information on coronavirus for stroke survivors:
If your family member or friend is approaching the end of their life, you might have lots of questions about how you can support them. You may worry about things like how to keep them safe during the coronavirus situation, what services are available and what to do when your loved one dies. You can find the information to help below.