Guidance: Supported living services during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department Of Health Details This guidance has been amended to reference the new national lockdown and updated advice on required isolation periods.This guidance sets out: key messages to assist with planning and preparation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic so that local procedures can be put in place to minimise risk and provide the best possible support to people in supported living settings safe systems of working including, social distancing, respiratory and hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning how infection prevention and control (IPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) applies to supported living settingsThe easy read version is under review. Refer to the main guidance for the latest…

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Guidance: PPE reimbursement for non-hospital providers

Department Of Health Details GPs, dental practices and pharmacies can claim for the additional costs of COVID-19 related PPE bought between 27 February and 31 December 2020 and used by 31 March 2021. Published 16 December 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Updated guidance on the reimbursement process for pharmacies in the document 'PPE reimbursement for non-hospital providers'. 16 December 2020 First published. Source link

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Guidance: DHSC non-executive appointments | GovWire News

Department Of Health Details Details about appointments made to the departments public bodies and expert committees.For further information on non-executive appointments please contact the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) at: appointments.team@dh.gsi.gov.ukDHSCs Public Bodies include: Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards British Pharmacopoeia Commission Care Quality Commission Commission on Human Medicines Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment Food Standards Agency Health Education England Health Research Authority Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Human Tissue Authority Independent Reconfiguration Panel Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NHS Blood and Transplant NHS…

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Guidance: COVID-19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic HTML COVID-19 guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic (Arabic) PDF, 232KB, 9 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. COVID-19 guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic (Bengali) PDF, 218KB, 8 pages This file may…

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Guidance: COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 HTML Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 (large print) PDF, 117KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 (Arabic) PDF, 220KB, 8…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing: privacy information

Published 17 April 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 In 'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information', added Office of National Statistics (ONS) to the list of data processors. 20 January 2021 In 'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information quick read' and 'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information', under 'What personal data we collect', added: 'recent travel history (for example, whether you travelled overseas in the last 14 days and the country you spent most time in)'. Added new laboratories (5 to 12) and Royal Mail to 'Annex 6: list of data processors' of 'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information'. 11 January 2021 Updated 'Testing for coronavirus:…

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Detailed guide: Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

This document provides information for adult social care providers about COVID-19 guidance and support. See the full list of adult social care guidance produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE).This page will be updated to reflect new DHSC, NHS and PHE advice.The guidance relates to England unless stated otherwise.Help with infection prevention and controlGuidance for social care providers on how to prevent, control and protect care workers and those they care for from COVID-19 infection.Infection controlLinks to appropriate PPE resources:See Securing PPE and related supplies below for information on how to access PPE.Supporting staff members at higher risk from COVID-19The…

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Transparency data: Coronavirus cases by local authority: epidemiological data, 21 January 2021

Lower-tier local authority watchlist ODS, 22.7KB This file is in an OpenDocument format East Midlands epidemiological charts PDF, 6.95MB, 50 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. East Midlands epidemiological charts by LTLA, data sets ODS, 828KB This file is in an OpenDocument format East of England epidemiological charts PDF, 7.48MB, 55 pages This file may…

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COVID-19: guidance for ambulance services

Published 21 February 2020 Last updated 21 January 2021 + show all updates 21 January 2021 Guidance updated to acknowledge COVID-19 care pathways for staff awareness for triage and inclusion of recommended good practice precautions in the event of delayed hospital handovers. 18 May 2020 Updated information on possible case definition. 14 May 2020 Clarification of conveyance in section 5.1; addition of section 5.2 'Use of aviation for transfer of COVID-19 patients'. 11 April 2020 Updates to aerosol generating procedures, PPE and cardiac arrest. 3 April 2020 Updated with detail on case definitions, clarification of AGPs and updates to PPE throughout. 13 March 2020 Revised guidance. 10 March 2020…

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