Testing secured for Fylde care home

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has secured Government help for a care home which has lost half of its residents to coronavirus.

Mr Menzies asked Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock to intervene after the home raised concerns it could not secure testing for residents living in the home.

My Week in Westminster

The Prime Minister announced this week that we are past the peak of the Coronavirus pandemic, but we must continue keeping apart for the foreseeable future.

Coronavirus test expansion welcomed by Mark Menzies MP

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the expansion of testing for the Covid-19 virus.

More than 122,000 tests were carried out in the UK on April 30 after the Government set a target of 100,000 tests per day.

My Week in Westminster

It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of a North West Ambulance Service paramedic with the Covid-19 virus this week.

The paramedic is one of more than 100 health workers who have bravely given their lives while saving others from this terrible, terrible virus.

Social care providers urged to use care portal

Social care providers should keep in touch with Lancashire County Council’s care portal, says Fylde MP Mark Menzies.

The portal gives regular updates on the Covid-19 situation and provides information for any care providers with questions.