FaithAction have partnered with East London Mosque on a London Borough of Tower Hamlets faith engagement project – the Faith COVID Assistance Partnership, or FCAP for short! With support from the local Inter Faith Forum, we are supplying faith settings in the borough of Tower […]
I often have colleagues say to me that, six months ago, everyone was asking why the COVID-19 vaccine was taking so long. Yet here we are, with nearly fifteen million people given their first dose, and now people are asking, “Why it was developed so […]
On this episode of Faithful Leaders, Daniel once again speaks with Prof. Jim McManus, Director of Public Health for Hertfordshire on lockdown, vaccines, government and faith.
With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout well underway—two approved vaccines are currently in circulation, with another to join in the Spring—we feel we can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel of this crisis. But, as we are reminded daily by our news […]
Within health and care this past year, there has been one pressing issue on most of our minds, as well our news feeds. But amidst all the upheaval and tragedy of the current pandemic, it’s clear that the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the health […]
On 26th November, FaithAction hosted an inspiring three-part conference, Building Back Better. It examined the themes of faith and social cohesion, the role of faith during the current crisis and looked forward to the role of faith in the future. In the first session, Madeleine […]
After three weeks of travelling the country virtually, the FaithAction team has currently spoken to members of faith communities in six of the nine English regions, with the final three taking place this week. Our goal was to talk about the role faith communities around […]
Last week, a Public Health England (PHE) report confirmed that being excessively overweight or obese increases the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19. Almost two-thirds of adults in England are overweight or obese, with older people, people living in deprived areas, and certain […]
Over the past months, COVID-19 has brought the UK to a standstill and, in the process, taken countless thousands of lives. Many have been unable to say goodbye to their loved ones or even to hold funerals for them, and despite the gradual slowing of the virus’ spread, the nation is still very much in the grip of the destruction it has caused.
Manisha Modhvadia is an officer with Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, part of a national network of local Healthwatches, who act as champions for people using local health and care services. We have all had to adapt the way we work and deliver services for the […]