COVID-19 communications weekly update – 9 June 2020


  • All staff briefing – thank you to everyone who dialled in earlier. For those of you unable to join the call or who want to review the points made, read the Staff briefing roundup
  • COVID-19 Counter Fraud newsletter – read the latest issue of the Counter Fraud newsletter. Find out about the latest emerging scams, threats and phishing emails
  • NHS Volunteer Responders Scheme – frontline health and care staff will be able to access support from the hundreds of thousands of NHS volunteer responders

o   NHS Volunteer Responders scheme expanded to offer vital support to frontline health and social care staff

o   Over 285,000 volunteer tasks have been carried out so far, helping people from across the community with tasks like delivering shopping and speaking on the phone

For more information, read the full press release on the GOV.UK website

Primary Care

Health and wellbeing support

  • AskHUE > HR and pay > Health and wellbeing support – discover the tools, resources and support services available to you during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Every Mind Matters – has lots of practical advice on how to look after your mental health during these uncertain times

Further advice and guidance

  • AskHUE – for the latest news and information for staff, including previous COVID-19 communications updates
  • NHS website – for information on the virus, symptoms and how to prevent it spreading
  • GOV.UK website – for national advice, including full guidance on staying at home and away from others

Look out for your next COVID comms update next Tuesday.

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