• Make wearing face masks in Parliament compulsory
    This petition for policy change to enforce the wearing of face masks in Parliament is important because not wearing them poses the same risk of harm to members of the public as not wearing them in shops does.
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    Created by Chris Goode
  • Release of funds for Well-being shed at Waveney Depot
    Our health and well-being is important.
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    Created by Ben Law
  • Free flu jabs to people with fibromyalgia and related conditions
    People suffering with fibromyalgia and related conditions experience serve pains and fatigue, when having a other illness can cause scrutinising pain and days of bed rest including taking up more time of hospital time.
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    Created by Daniel Hall
  • All NHS workers should have free untaxed car parking
    Most workers in the NHS are not paid enough to pay for parking.
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    Created by Peter Clarke
  • Test prisoners for Covid 19 upon release from custody
    The close proximity of the prison community means they are at high risk of virus transmission. They are contained in an area where they have access to medical resources. Tracking via testing and containing the spread of the virus especially in the community, is imperative. This would be an effective way to help towards protecting the community themselves, public sector workers and the general public.
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    Created by Lisa Ustok
  • Pharmacies
    These are local businesses and are a form of care in the community and also jobs are seriously at riskin this industry. Many elderly and disabled peple rely on their local pharmacy for many things and many go obove and beyond dishing out tablets.
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    Created by George Pearce
  • Release daily COVID-19 Pillar 2 stats
    Pillar 2 testing is the COVID-19 swab testing that takes place in the community, outside of clinical settings. Right now ordinary people have no visibility of the level of positive Pillar 2 tests in their area - information which could be vital to their own safety and that of their friends, family and work colleagues. Just look at what has happened this week as Leicester has had to go back into lockdown. If people had known the risk, they might have modified their behaviour, saving lives and removing the need to stay in lockdown. This petition asks that Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care release daily Pillar 2 test stats by local authority. Ideally this information would be made available as open data via the coronavirus.data.gov.uk portal so that developers could build situational awareness to health aware apps, travel and navigation apps and so on. But the crucial thing is that it is made available in a timely and open way, and at a local (borough or county) level. Please share this petition widely! Thanks :-)
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    Created by Martin Hamilton Picture
  • Ban travellers from US until Covid-19 is brought under control there
    The US is the top global hotspot for Covid-19 and the failure of the federal government and many states to contain the virus means it will continue to spread rapidly there for many more months. Those flying into the UK from the US are thus far more likely to transmit the virus than those from almost any other country. The EU, where countries have generally managed Covid-19 quite effectively, is considering just such a ban: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/world/europe/europe-us-travel-ban.html With R still at 1 or just above in the UK, the government here must do all it can to protect its citizens. This measure would ensure people here don't pay for the failure of the US to combat this deadly virus.
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    Created by Nicko Goncharoff
  • Reinstate the Covid Daily Briefing
    Actions speak more loudly than words. The government tells us to be careful but its recent actions create a false sense of security. I know - it happened to me . . . After the last relaxation of regulations, I went out (in my car) for the first time since early March. As I drove in the lovely sunshine, my anxieties began to evaporate. Everything seemed so normal that I began to think, 'Why was I so worried? There can't be danger here!' I had to make a conscious effort to remind myself that the virus remains essentially unchanged. Yes, the probability of being infected is lower, but the effect if that happens is still as deadly - and we don't know who's infectious and who isn't. The government continues verbally to urge caution and emphasise that the virus has not gone away. But the action of stopping the daily briefings at the precise time that so many other restrictions were relaxed sends a dangerous subliminal message: 'We don't need to be as vigilant any more, so we're not going to update you.' Whatever the words may say, it now 'feels' to many people as if the crisis is over - a sunbather on a crowded beach said as much to a TV reporter: 'Corona isn't an issue, now'. Without the briefings it will be so easy to forget and relax our precautions and that will mean further unnecessary deaths. If we are to avoid a dangerous second peak that kills thousands more people and at least strains, or worse overwhelms the NHS, it is essential that the continued presence and potency of the virus is actively kept within our awareness. The briefing fulfilled a vital function in maintaining our awareness and really needs to be reinstated as quickly as possible
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    Created by Michael Forster
  • Open public toilets for the sake of people with IBD
    To help people with Crohn's disease/Ulcerative Colitis be able to go out like everyone else and not have to worry about not being able to use the toilet.
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    Created by Sophie Langan
  • Make secondary scans before diagnosing miscarriage mandatory
    Early October 2019, I'd recently found out I was pregnant. Not planned and I'm not ashamed to say that my plan going forward at that time was uncertain. Shortly after, I began experiencing bleeding. Sometimes very light, sometimes nothing, sometimes heavy. Although I was aware that some bleeding in pregnancy can be totally normal, I was concerned it wasn't normal for me, having had 3 healthy pregnancies with no early bleeding. I spoke to my EPU and was referred for a scan. By the time my appointment arrived, I'd been bleeding on and off for 12 days. Firstly I was greeted by a lovely trainee GP who I spoke with, explained my choices were uncertain but I had suspected a miscarriage. I made it clear that had that been the case, I would like to progress with the surgical management option to recover, at least physically from the ordeal as quickly as possible. She agreed. I was then scanned by another lady. My scan confirmed something I didn't expect. Twins. I was shown the screen and immediately felt a wave of guilt that I'd even considered termination. Seconds later, the sonographer told me One twin is significantly smaller than the other, I'm sorry but twin A has no heartbeat, I'm going to move on and check twin B' Seconds felt like hours. Then, ' twin b hasn't either. I'm sorry but your pregnancy isn't viable' At this point, my ears were ringing I couldn't process the information I'd been told. Twins. No heart beat. Neither have heartbeats. Non viable pregnancies. I felt like I was underwater while the world above continued. I was escorted in to the room next door, back to the trainee gp I'd seen earlier. The dr placed my scan photos, faced up on the table, clearly visible. I asked if I could take them, i was told no, due to data protection. But I could take photos while she had her back turned and pretend it hadn't happened. Still to this day, I'll never understand why photos of my babies would cause a data protection breech... I was handed a few forms to sign and a brown bag containing medication. At this point I reminded them of my want for surgical management route to be informed that because I'd miscarried, I would need to go to gyne and could be waiting days. She handed me the 1st tablet after explaining that she'd given medical management to 'help me out' I was informed I needed to take the 1st tablet in front of them and then I was free to leave to continue my treatment at home, 24 hours later. I walked out of the centre and I wasn't quite sure I even understood what just happened. I went home and looked at the pictures I had taken of my scan. Twin 1 measured 4.6mm and twin 2 measured 4.7mm. Going by my LMP, 5th September 2019, I was 6 weeks and 6 days pregnant. Mentally, I struggled. The days rolled in to nights, I led awake rearranging sernarios in my head. Forums, Google search and information pages became my life. I obsessed over it. Something didn't add up. I was told during my scan that one twin was 'significantly smaller than the other' My scans confirm that there was .1 of a mm between them. After my nights and days of scanning the net, I was also aware that there are many cases where mothers attend scans and it's simply been too early to see a heartbeat and they attend a week or so later to see a healthy flicker on the screen. Then it clicked. My babies were too small to confirm miscarriage. But it was too late. The misdiagnosis had already been given and the medication to expell them from my body had been taken. I began to explore the guidance set out by NICE. They state if the Crown to rump length is less than 7mm and no fetal heart beat is detected, perform a second scan a minimum of 7 days later, before a miscarriage can be confirmed. In my case, this did not happen. I was not offered a re scan. I was not given the opportunity to let them develop. My choices were taken from me. Because, I trusted the guidance of a professional. A professional that do not choose to follow the guidelines of NICE that day. For what reason, I have no idea. But there will never be an acceptable reason to justify what happened. I want to change that. I want to make it mandatory that in early pregnancy, if a heartbeat isn't detected and there is a possibility that a heartbeat is not yet established, health care professionals should ensure expectant mothers should be called back, before a diagnosis of a miscarriage can be given. Hospitals are given guidance to follow. But what I still struggle with on a daily basis is a prime example of why the change is so important. Living with the uncertainty of whether my pregnancy was a healthy one or a non viable one is something I'll have to live with for the rest of my life. That could of been prevented by simply calling me back for another scan. Please help me change 'guidance' to mandatory to ensure many more women don't have to go through the experience that I, and no doubt so many others have had to. Thank you.
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    Created by Emma-Jane Price
  • Nhs payrise
    Because it is very important that they should get a better pay rise
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    Created by Sharon Hall