Covid-19: Daily communications update 09.04.20, 17:07hrs


  • All staff briefing – a reminder there’s a staff briefing happening on Tuesday 14 April at 12noon. If you have any questions for Rob or Andrew, please email the Comms team.
  • Incident Management Team rota – find out IMT roles and responsibilities for Friday 10 April to Friday 17 April 2020.
  • EPUT’s psychological support service – EPUT is offering a psychological support service for anyone working in health and social care – view the poster. You can access the new confidential service if you need help managing stress and emotional difficulties relating to Covid-19. This is in addition to the Employee Assistance Programme on offer by our HR team. The phone line is open between 8am and 8pm Monday to Sunday.


  • Help and support – IT support is available for those of you working the bank holidays (Good Friday and Easter Monday). Please contact the IT helpdesk on 0300 123 1020 if you need assistance.

Primary Care

  • GP opening hours this Easter – all GP practices across west Essex will be operating normal opening hours on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Further details are available on our website.
  • Primary Care Covid-19 briefing – read today’s Primary Care Covid-19 briefing. The briefing supports GPs across west Essex with operational information and advice. If you would like to include any content, please email Sarah Crane or Naomi Brooks.

Further advice and support

Please remember to visit:

  • 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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