Covid-19: Daily communications update 05.05.20, 15:04hrs


  • 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
  • Second phase of NHS response to Covid-19 – as mentioned by Andrew in today’s staff briefing, read the full letter from Sir Simon Stevens and Amanda Pritchard detailing the second phase of the NHS response to Covid-19
  • Health Service Discounts – read the Health Service Discounts May update, which includes information on a huge number of discounts available to NHS staff.

Primary Care

  • Primary Care Covid-19 briefing – from this week, the briefing will go out three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There isn’t an issue today, but there will be one tomorrow and Thursday (owing to Friday being a bank holiday). Please continue to send anything you would like to include to Sarah Crane or Naomi Brooks.

Further advice and support

  • Every Mind Matters – for ways to keep on top of your mental health at home, including talking about your concerns, looking after your body and regular sleeping patterns
  • AskHUE – for the latest advice and information for staff, including previous daily comms bulletins
  • NHS website – for information on the virus and how to prevent it spreading
  • GOV.UK website – for national advice, including full guidance on staying at home and away from others

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