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Coronavirus

To be Covid safe, stick to the... FACTS

Face-mask, Avoid crowded places,Clean hands,Two meters apart, Self isolate 

and book a test if you have symptoms

 

 

Message from our Chair - Chris Humphris

 

We know that so many of you reading this will be working incredibly hard to contribute to the health services’ response to the Coronavirus pandemic challenge. I just wanted to let you know that on behalf of the Community Hospital Association we are thinking of you, and will do anything that we can to help you in your work.

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Statement from our GP Director - David Seamark

 

Recent research has demonstrated that community hospitals are greatly valued by the local community and provide safe and efficient care for patients as shown in my recent letter in the BMJ. Over the next few months the community hospitals of the UK and their staff will be ready to play their part in this unfolding pandemic.

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Whats Happening in Community Hospitals - Coronavirus

 

Please go to the:

Blog for examples of how community hospitals are contributing.  

News for the latest stories and developments

Forum for questions and answers with colleague

Newsletter for our latest summary of the news

..............and continue scrolling for important resources.

 

 

 

Resources - Coronavirus

 

The Resources section has been compiled by Evelyn Prodger and colleagues on behalf of the CHA.  Please let us know if you have any other resources that would be useful to members and our network.   If you would like to contact us please send an email to: infocommunityhospitals@gmail.com  

Information is also on:        Twitter: @CommHospUK          Linkedin: Community Hospitals Association         Facebook: Community Hospitals Association

 

 

Apps

Covid Symptom Tracker  Read more

 

GOV.UK Coronavirus app    The UK Government has launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp. Up to date information on Covid 19 including latest guidance and tracker https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

WHO App   World Health Organisation whatsapp link https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/who-health-alert-brings-covid-19-facts-to-billions-via-whatsapp

 

 

Support for Staff - Health and wellbeing

 

Bereavement Management in a time of Crisis - Jules Lewis, Jules Lock, Roy Lilley

This booklet is a companion-piece to ‘Bereavement a Guide for Managers’, by the same authors.

Download here

 

NHS - Supporting our people - helping you manage your own health and wellbeing while you care for others    https://people.nhs.uk/

 

R-Outcomes - Measures for staff health and wellbeing, patients and carers link here 

 

Restoration and Recovery

 

Emergency Planning College - Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat  https://www.epcresilience.com/insight/?showBlogs=18

 

Health Foundation - Learning from Lockdown https://www.health.org.uk/

 

Health Management - promoting management and leadership: Exec Covid news https://healthmanagement.org/c/hospital/covid-19

 

NHS Confederation - NHS Reset Campaign  https://www.nhsconfed.org/NHSReset

 

Future NHS Collaboration Platform  https://future.nhs.uk/connect.ti/home/grouphome

 

NHS Providers - Covid-19  Community Services - papers such as aftercare needs for patients recovering from Covid-19  https://nhsproviders.org/topics/covid-19/coronavirus-member-support/national-guidance/national-nhs-guidance#community

 

Nuffield Trust - Spotlight  https://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/spotlight/covid-19-and-the-nhs

 

Q Community - learning from Covid-19  https://q.health.org.uk/area-of-interest/covid-19/

 

The Strategy Unit (5 organisations: Health Foundation; King’s Fund; Nuffield Trust; Imperial College Health Partners and the Strategy Unit) - Analytical Collaboration for Covid-19  https://www.strategyunitwm.nhs.uk/covid19-and-coronavirus

 

RCP  After the pandemic - the challenge that lies ahead   https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/after-pandemic-challenge-lies-ahead

 

Centre for Mental health - Trauma, mental health and the coronavirus https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/trauma-mental-health-and-coronavirus

 

Health Foundation - 5 Dimensions of Impact   https://www.health.org.uk/news-and-comment/blogs/covid-19-five-dimensions-of-impact

 

Health Foundation - Health Inequalities https://www.health.org.uk/publications/long-reads/will-covid-19-be-a-watershed-moment-for-health-inequalities

 

Our NHS People - Recovery Plan for Staff     https://people.nhs.uk/guides/the-recovery-phase/

 

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine - Crisis Leadership   https://www.cebm.net/covid-19/leadership-in-covid-19-what-can-history-teach-us-about-crisis-leadership/

 

Recovery after COVID19  - A practical guide for clinicians and commissioners https://www.pcrs-uk.org/sites/pcrs-uk.org/files/RecoveryPostCovid19_FINAL_0.pdf

 

Lessons for the NHS https://beckymalby.wordpress.com/2020/05/05/what-do-you-want-to-keep-from-this-time-lessons-for-the-nhs-dont-let-the-old-world-bite-back/

 

Manchester Business School International Lessons for National and Local Government Recovery and Renewal 

https://www.communigator.co.uk/login/Instances/uomhumscommslz/Documents/themanchesterbriefingoncovid-19b6-wb11thmay2020final.pdf?gator_td=IHkaid%2f9TJaK0pNIyG4Dw0jFvJ9csoDslElo89iFyI9elA6k6PqfCVJa%2f%2f7uXQ72

 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - Reset Restore Recover https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/reset-restore-recover-rcpch-principles-recovery

 

Liberating Structures  http://www.liberatingstructures.com/

 

National wellbeing Hub for people working in health and social care in Scotland  https://www.promis.scot/

 

 

Research

 

Bradford Institute for Health Research - COVID19 Scientific Advisory Group C-SAG    https://www.bradfordresearch.nhs.uk/c-sag/

 

Health Research Authority  COVID-19 Research   https://www.hra.nhs.uk/covid-19-research/

 

World Health Organisation Global research on COVID-19  https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/global-research-on-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

 

NHS Blood and Transplant COVID-19 Research and Trials https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/covid-19-research/

 

Nottingham University Hospitals  COVID-19 and clinical research https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/covid-19-clinical-research/

 

 

Rehabilitation

 

Covid-19 Patient Rehabilitation Booklet - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust   http://flipbooks.leedsth.nhs.uk/LN004864.pdf

 

 

 

National & Colleges

 

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/

 

NHS England  https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/

 

Public Health England https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-stepdown-of-infection-control-precautions-within-hospitals-and-discharging-covid-19-patients-from-hospital-to-home-settings/guidance-for-stepdown-of-infection-control-precautions-and-discharging-covid-19-patients

 

GMC https://www.gmc-uk.org/news/news-archive/coronavirus-information-and-advice/our-guidance-for-doctors

 

NMC https://www.nmc.org.uk/

 

HCPC https://www.hcpc-uk.org/registrants/

 

Royal College of GPs https://www.rcgp.org.uk/policy/rcgp-policy-areas/covid-19-coronavirus.aspx

 

Royal College of Nursing - remote prescribing  https://www.rcn.org.uk/clinical-topics/medicines-management/covid-19-remote-prescribing

 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society https://www.rpharms.com/

 

Resuscitation Council https://www.resus.org.uk/

 

NICE https://www.nice.org.uk/covid-19

 

CQC https://www.cqc.org.uk/news/providers/coronavirus-covid-19-information

 

Patient Safety Learning  https://www.patientsafetylearning.org/

 

Clinical

 

Information on the Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment ReSPECT https://www.resus.org.uk/respect/

 

Guidance and resources from Hospice UK https://www.hospiceuk.org/what-we-offer/clinical-and-care-support/coronavirus-guidance

 

Information from the European Association for Palliative Care  https://www.eapcnet.eu/publications/coronavirus-and-the-palliative-care-response

 

Information, guidance and resources for the MDT from the Royal College of Anaesthetists https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/news/new-covid-19-clinical-guidance-website-launched-anaesthetists-intensivists

 

Infection Prevention Society https://www.ips.uk.net/

 

Social Care Institute for Excellence  https://www.scie.org.uk/

 

SIGN https://www.sign.ac.uk/

 

National Outreach Forum  for Critical Care Outreach and Rapid Response Teamshttps://www.sign.ac.uk/

 

Primary Care Pathway - resources  https://primarycarepathways.co.uk/covid19

 

The Royal College of Pathologists   RCPath COVID-19 resources hub

 

British Society of Gastroenterology   British Society of Gastroenterology COVID guidance and advice

   

British Thoracic Society   British Thoracic Society COVID-19 guidance for the respiratory community

     

Health Protection Scotland  Health Protection Scotland 

    

Public Health Wales   Public Health Wales 

     

Northern Ireland Public Health Agency  Northern Ireland HSC Public Health Agency 

     

Imperial College London MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis report on results of epidemiological modelling, which has informed policymaking in the UK and other countries.

  

Royal College of Physicians COVID-19: An expert update for doctors. Webinar. Talks start 35 minutes into recording. 

 

Worldometer brings together estimated current numbers based on statistics and projections from sources including the United Nations Population Division, World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank. They summarise the current data on the mortality rate of

COVID-19: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-death-rate/

 

Guidance on Telemedicine using Skype    https://blogs.bmj.com/spcare/2020/03/15/using-skype-during-pandemic-isolation/

 

 

E-Learning

 

NHS Heath Education England have produced an e-learning programme which is a free programme for health & social care staff includes key materials to help the workforce respond. Content is being added regularly

https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/coronavirus/

 

Respiratory education e-learning package for COVID-19 by Gloucestershire GHNHSFT - eLearning

https://www.nhsglos.com/nlms/Respiratory/RespCareShell.html

 

 

Global Resources

 

Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment - Latest Publication Lessons from China

https://america.cgtn.com/2020/03/18/zhejiang-hospital-launches-handbook-of-covid-19-prevention-and-treatment

 

European Centre for Disease Prevention 6th update

https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.10.2003121

 

 

Research and commentary

 
Health Infection Society  HIS journals COVID-19 research and commentary
 
Lancet    Lancet COVID-19 resource centre
 
British Medical Journal  BMJ COVID-19 news and resources
 

PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.    PLOS COVID-19 collection
 
New England Journal  New England Journal of Medicine COVID-19 collection
 
Journal of American Medical Association  JAMA COVID-19 network
 
Elsevier   Elsevier novel coronavirus information centre
 

 

Support Resources:

 

MIND https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

 

Every Mind Matters   https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/

 

Age UK https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/coronavirus/

 

Action for Happiness Coping Calendar https://www.actionforhappiness.org/coping-calendar

 

PHE Resources including posters https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources

 

NHS Confederationhttps://www.nhsconfed.org/supporting-members/covid19

 

Health Education England https://www.hee.nhs.uk/

 

NHS England including PPE Donning and Doffing https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/primary-care/infection-control/

 

World Health Organisation https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

 

Alzheimer’s Society https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/coronavirus-(covid-19)-tips-for-dementia-care

 

Mental Health Organisation  https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

 

Communications  https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Leadership_Communication_Anticipating_Responding_to_Stressful_Events.pdf

 

Emotional support for staff https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Sustaining_Well_Being_Healthcare_Personnel_during.pdf.pdf

 

Nursing Standard - free resources  https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/covid-19

 

 

 

 

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