I: Latest Covid update In the past week a heavily mutated Covid variant has been identified, rapidly labelled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization and named Omicron. Eleven cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the UK so far. It is unclear how big a threat it poses. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far. What we know is Omicron has mutations that theoretically help it to spread more quickly and there is mounting evidence of that happening in South Africa. The Government's response is to test everyone coming into the UK, isolate all Omicron contacts, ramp up boosting and bring back compulsory face masks in some public places. The government has been focusing on the pressure on…
Next month's Wellbeing forum will be on Wednesday 8th December. December's topic will be focusing on men's health. Raising awareness on prostate cancer and any other health issue. Understanding of causes, symptoms and treatments etc Call Chloe Yip 0121 685 8510 to book. Cantonese and Mandarin interpreters available. Please tell Chloe asap if you need a Mandarin interpreter. 十二月健康論壇. 題目：聚焦男性健康 講者：吳有亮醫生 (Dr Matthew Nye) Halcyon Medical執業 日期：12 月 8 日(星期三)，中午 12 ─ 1 點 （請注意12月論壇的日期更改） 快來了解如何省時兼更好地利用健康服務。請致電葉葉姑娘 (Chloe Yip) 0121 685 8510 報名。有粵語和普通話傳譯服務提供。倘您需要普通話傳譯，請盡快與葉小組聯絡。
Join our November Wellbeing Forum. Because of covid, GP practices have changed how they see patients. Our guest speaker Helen Kilminster from clinical pharmacist will explain who else you might find at your GP practice, and how to access them. With the potential killer virus - flu & covid-19, come and find out how you can save time and make better use of the health service. Call Chloe on 0121 685 8510 to book. Cantonese and Mandarin interpreters available. Please tell Chloe asap if you need a mandarin interpreter.
Welcome new arrivals from Hong Kong. Our new WhatsApp group has been created as - a platform to bring together Hong Kong people who have recently settled in Birmingham/West Midlands - a place to post useful and relevant information about public services, activities, etc - a place to ask questions to help navigate systems Please contact CCC-B Administrator Chloe Yip to apply to join the group - 0121 685 8510 / 07846885683 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 99 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0NS 最近從香港抵達伯明翰或認識有新來者嗎？伯明翰華人社區中心新創建了 WhatsApp 群組，为各位提供 一個匯集最近在伯明翰/西米德蘭茲定居的香港人的平台 一個發布有關公共服務、活動等有用和相關信息的地方 一個可以提問以幫助了解當地各種體系的地方 請聯繫CCC-B管理員Chloe Yip申請入群 - 0121 685 8510 / 07846885683 電子郵件: email@example.com地址: 99 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0NS
I: Roadmap Infection levels have been rising recently. So far The Government have no agenda to move to its stricter Plan B. The Government’s current focus is to offer booster jabs and get more young people, including 12-15 year olds, vaccinated. What could trigger Plan B? No single event or set of figures would necessarily trigger Plan B, but the government said it would monitor: hospitalisations rapid rates of change in figures the overall state of the NHS Key messages from the Cabinet Office webinar 21st Oct. Following safer key behaviours to tackle COVID-19 is vital as winter approaches. Get your booster jab as soon as you can, if eligible.. Myths about the vaccine programme can be misleading and undermine the effort to tackle COVID-19. Let people know the facts.…
Suicide affects everyone. WISE STEPS provide suicide prevention training. Skills and tools to help you identify people who may have suicidal thought and assisting them to the appropriate care and support. Date: 7th and 9th November 2021 Time: 10am - 1pm Venue: Urban Workplace, 69 Steward Street, Birmingham. B18 7AF More information on the flyer below
Energy suppliers switch off! Will you be effected by the changes? Join us at our evening wellbeing forum next week Thursday 28th October for the talk. Please submit your questions or concerns in advance to Chloe. We will pass them onto Paul so he can answer them. If you need help to download Zoom, call CCC-B Administrator Chloe Yip on 0121 685 8510. You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone + internet connection.
Join us next week Thursday at our wellbeing forum. During lockdown a lot of public services has changed the way they work. We want to hear from you and your experience. With your feedback it can help improve the service.If you need help to download Zoom, call CCC-B Administrator Chloe Yip on 0121 685 8510. You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone + internet connection.
Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham colleague Kate Gordon has been nominated for a Birmingham Award. The nomination is for our Covid work; although led by Kate, all Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham staff + volunteers have worked on the project over the last 16 months -we appreciate the recognition of our collective efforts.
CCC-B IT and Admin Officer Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham Location: Birmingham, West Midlands Salary: £20,092 - £24,491 per year pro rata Contract: Fixed Term Contract, 1 Year (Full time or Part time) Job Description Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021 11:59pm Face to Face Interview dates: Late November 2021 We are looking for someone to join our team, who is enthusiastic about making a change in the Chinese community across the West Midlands and beyond. It is a great time to join us, as we are setting up a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to integrate all of our IT and reporting processes, this will enable us to provide more services online to our customers and to manage the projects we are providing to the community. There is…