Queen Edith's Community Forum

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

This webpage is being compiled by volunteers living in Queen Edith’s. It is just one small way to keep us all informed – and safe.

Keeping up to date on the UK public health guidance and health advice about the new coronavirus

Local news

Our local newspapers are doing a great job, and newsagents are delivering if you want to organise something with your local shop (e.g. Cherry Hinton Mini Market on Cherry Hinton Road, near Rock Road; the Daily Store on the corner of Cowper Road, or Megha Traders in Wulfstan Way).

Council information and services

Cambridge City Council Coronavirus: Updates and information page

Cambridgeshire County Council coronavirus (COVID-19) overview page

NHS Test and Trace programme in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council has a web page about the NHS Test and Trace programme launched by the Government which you can read here. It includes a link to a six-page leaflet called A guide to NHS Test and Trace in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough which you can read here.

Local faith groups

They provide a lot of support to our community in general, often by older volunteers, and their finances can be rather fragile. They have had to change the ways they work. St James church is the host to Queen Edith’s Food Hub on Saturday mornings.

Local health services

These are our local pharmacies, which are working hard to support us all. They have good social distancing measures now and can also offer deliveries, including with local volunteers.

  • Numark Pharmacy on Cherry Hinton Road. Telephone 01223 517073
  • Boots on Cherry Hinton Road. Telephone 01223 247567
  • Kay’s Chemist at Wulfstan Way Shops. Telephone 01223 242687

GP Surgeries

The NHS, including primary care is under a lot of pressure at the moment – and we all want to keep their staff safe and available for the most needy people. Most appointments are by phone now. Check their websites for up to date information.

Hospitals

Hospitals have varying visitor policies – do check their websites for details about any exceptions.

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