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A helpful explanation from a government NHS worker. The best and most informative I’ve seen.. I work for the NHS. I am going to try and fill in the gaps from the governments plan for corona virus and to try and explain it: The plan is to segregate all vulnerable people (older, ill, disabled and at risk) let’s call this group A Anyone looking after the older, ill and at risk can be group B The general population / generally healthy can be group C Group C needs to go about it’s business keeping the country moving, kids at school, us at work Group B looks after group A and avoids contact with C Group C is allowed to contract the virus and because it’s generally healthy it can cope with it better than group A Group A and B are almost self isolating without the virus to avoid putting strain on the NHS and reducing the risk of getting the virus and then needing the NHS Group C (the generally healthy) go through the …

Help Needed – #sparksomethinggood

Yesterday I received an email from Alex who blogs at Sewrendipity asking for help from the Yorkshire Spoolettes to join her and others in making special tote bags for the local oncology units and hospices.  Of course you don’t have to have been to any of the Spoolette meet ups to volunteer – if you sew and are from Yorkshire or there abouts yours automatically a Yorkshire Spoolette!  And if you’re in the UK but not local read on as there are going to be similar things going on around the country. Here’s an example of what will be sewn on the day – all cutting out will be done in advance (yay) so there’s only sewing to do! And here’s the syringe driver… Here’s the email from Alex which has all the information you’ll need to volunteer, including links.  When you register and volunteer it can take 24 hours before you receive a confirmation email that you’ve been accepted as a volunteer. Hello Ali and Amanda Hope you’re well! I have a mission for the …