Covid-19: Daily communications update – 19.05.20, 17:03hrs


  • 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
  • Staff workplace questionnaire– as mentioned by Ian in today’s staff briefing. Please complete this questionnaire by 5pm on Friday 29 May 2020. For more information, read the news story on AskHUE.
  • Working from home during lockdown the Comms team would still love to hear how you’re coping with working from home during lockdown. What are your top tips to help you get through the day and stay connected to colleagues? Read the news story on AskHUE to find out more.
  • Volunteer week – taking place  1 – 7 June this year. It’s a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. During these unprecedented times more of us are volunteering to help those in need of extra help. We’d like to use this dedicated week to share some of those inspirational stories and say thank you. If you or someone you know would like to share a story, please get in touch with the Comms team.
  • World Family Doctor Day – today is World Family Doctor Day. It is a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. Let us acknowledge the efforts of all the doctors in the delivering of health care for all #WFDD2020. You can read more information on the day via the Global Family Doctor website.


Further advice and support

  • Every Mind Matters – has lots of practical advice on how to look after your mental health during these uncertain times.
  • AskHUE – for the latest advice and information for staff, including previous daily comms bulletins
  • NHS website – for information on the virus, symptoms and how to prevent it spreading
  • UK website – for national advice, including full guidance on staying at home and away from others

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