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ATTENTION FRIENDS! Can you help us reach our new goal?

We want to get to 150,000 signatures before March 15th 2023.

On March 15th, International #LongCovid Day, we want to take the campaign to Westminster!
It’s a big ask. We know. It means asking you to share this thread, contact your elected representatives, telling everyone you know, sharing this across social media. More than once. But we are about 39,000 off our goal and we think we can do it. #longcovid #pwLC #FBLC
It is pretty clear to us that there is a growing number of people who believe #keyworkers with #longcovid who are in difficult straits now are in this position because of their job. It’s obvious you all agree with @AppgCoronavirus recommendations about a compensation & pension
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I’ve been a registered #nurse for 3 years.

2.5 years of #covid working front line, and left burnt out, seeing such trauma left me #suicidal and needing #PTSD #EMDR therapy. In that time I was diagnosed with Autism and this year I buried my mum.

So actually @RishiSunak
I will be #striking #rcn #costofliving #ToryChaos

Your government were encouraging the public to clap for us during some very dark times.

A 72p pay rise won’t even get me three Cadbury chomps! It’s insulting to all of us #keyworkers @UKLabour @AngelaRayner
You know how you can fix this? Call a #GeneralElection and move aside for a real government, you have no mandate, no integrity, and no hope. #ToryChaos #ToryShambles #GeneralElectionNow
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Anecdotal incidents.
'No change to my wife’s blindness today after receiving the #AstraZeneca vacc. It’s now 30days since she started loosing her sight. Pls retweet & follow to help people with the same side affects come together #nhs #keyworkers'

Apr 11
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1/1 Let's target #SmartLockdown to address *unavoidable* contact patterns of the precarious #keyWorkers who carry most risk with #SupportToIsolate strategies. #tier4 #lockdown #ThinkLikeAModellerStingLikeABee. Here's why.… Cassius Clay
2/3 #EssentialWorker jobs, overcrowded #housing, shared #transport, #unpaidcare roles, lack of money - these are major *mechanisms* of transmission, not just statistical associations. See… & @FinancialTimes #smartlockdown #tier4 #lockdownuk Letter Financial Times 31st December 2020
3/3 This @PHE report says it all. Even before #newvariant effect, we knew it's the people who are out there working who carry our #Covid19 risk. We need a #SmartLockdown that supports every #Essentialworker to #SelfIsolate #tier4 #lockdown…
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People in low-paid jobs have been at high risk of contracting #covid19 throughout the pandemic.

On International #JusticeDay for cleaners and security guards, we must heed calls for safer workplaces, fair pay and dignity. Image
Many people in the UK can’t afford to take a sick day.

Emanuel Gomes died from #coronavirus after he continued to work with symptoms, fearing loss of income.

His tragic death is a reminder we need #SickPayForAll #JusticeForCleaners…
Figures from @ONS showed security guards have the highest #Covid19 mortality rate of any occupation, almost 4.5 times the average.

It’s clear we need to do more to ensure their safety with access to PPE and workplace risk assessments.…
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Engineer Scott McPartlin has been nicknamed Openreach’s Bear Grylls after camping on the #IsleOfColl to keep remote customers connected during #lockdown #Scotland #IslandLife Picture of Scott, Openreach engineer, on a boat with clear blue skies and land in the background
The Openreach engineer headed over to the Inner #Hebridean island after a lightning strike left remote, vulnerable residents with no connection to the outside world #KeepingYouConnected #WestCoastWaters Vehicles driving onto a ferry, viewed through two large whale bones
Aware that he’d be on the island for three days between ferries and that local accommodation wasn’t available due to #SocialDistancing rules, he took his tent with him #notworkingfromhome #IslandLife #lockdowncamping Scott's shadow on sand, he is holding a large bag
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/// THREAD on Chancellor @RishiSunak's announcement tonight on the future of the income support schemes. 1/
After considerable media speculation, the Chancellor has finally pronounced on the economic future of millions, by detailing the changes to be made to the #JobRetentionScheme (JRS) and the #SelfEmployedIncomeSupportScheme (SEISS).… 2/
These have been the two most important income support measures in what is likely to be the biggest economic recession in modern history. Both had serious shortcomings from the get-go. 3/
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My stance and thread on June 1st #schoolsreopening just so the #dfe don't bully you with blind Science... I think the way #DominicCummnings was treated totally different to anyone else sums up the real lack of trust from the #government from Parents and teachers alike. 1/3
We wanted to start with Y6 on June 1st in bubbles BUT only 9/46 wanted the kids to return. Sadly this is not possible now as only 50% of the #PPE order has arrived. Im not opening my school (other than #Keyworkers / #vulnerables) until I can guarantee staff and children's safety
I am not willing to have the #DFE blood on my hands. The disaster in the #carehomes and with #edenred shows their decisions are pretty 'rubbish'. Thus following the RA, Y6 return June 15th ... Y1 June 29th (if things go well) and Rec July 13th. I have full Gov backing and....
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THREAD. A week ago I wrote this on the contribution that #migrants and #refugees make to the response to #coronavirus. Since then I have been collecting information on HOW this happens in different countries to learn for the future.
#migration #COVID19…
At @ODIdev we will be tracking and analysing these actions/innovations, for now here is an overview

First up the #USA where #NY state takes action allowing qualified graduates of foreign medical schools to contribute to the #Covid_19 emergency response…
Still in the #USA, the State Department is on the lookout for medical professionals abroad willing to work in the #US. As long as they have a valid visa....mhh.....🙄

#COVID19 #migration #keyworkers #coronavirus

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My website is now fully updated for #COVIDー19 #coronavirus assistance to constituents. Please go to the following link for medical advice, business, employer, benefit, + SSP support plus ideas for viral kindness: stay safe team + we will get through this:
We have also added in Foreign Office travel advice, a guide to how you look after your neighbours, and supermarket advice from them on why you don’t need to stockpile.
Any additions I will add as we go along 2/
Want to help?
⚙ Are you a manufacturer able to help make #ventilators?

🦠 We will need a massive national effort to combat #Coronavirus + help our #NHS

📞 If you genuinely think you can help + have the capability, then call the BEIS Business Support line - 0300 456 3565 3/
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