Tuesday 28 June 2022 01:00 AM Post delivery workers will pop in to check on the elderly during their rounds ... trends now
Postmen are to start checking on vulnerable residents during their rounds as part of a Royal Mail scheme.
Checks on the elderly and frail will be introduced as part of a new health division with a trial planned in Northumberland. If successful, the scheme could be rolled out nationally.
Postmen and women already provide a similar role informally as they regularly visit millions of homes and get to know customers.
Checks on the elderly and frail will be introduced as part of a