Wincanton celebrate 110 yrs

Wallingford Community Hospital

The first designated Community Hospital 50 years ago

Andover War Memorial Hospital

New CT scanner

Wincanton Community Hospital

Celebrates 110 years


Coronavirus and Community Hospitals

Messages from Committee


From our Chair - Chris Humphris    Read more

Statement from our GP Director - David Seamark  Read more




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:  

Please go to the CHA Blog for examples of how community hospitals are contributing,  
News for the latest stories and developments     Newsletter for our latest summary of the news and continue scrolling for important resources.


Health and Wellbeing resources - links


Society of Radiographers - wellbeing emotional and mental health support and resources here 

NHS Fabstuff - Have your staff got a wobble room - read here 

Florence Nightingale Foundation - Wobble rooms and wellbeing centres for healthcare workers - here 

British Geriatric Society - Covid-19 health and care staff wellbeing here  

BMA Wellbeing support services - here  

NHS England - Mental Health and wellbeing - here  

NHS England Support During Covid - here 

NHS England - Wellbeing Apps - here 

GMC - Coronavirus wellbeing resources for doctors here 

HCPC-UK - Your health and wellbeing resources - here 

Headspace - Covid-19 - here

HEE - Coronavirus Covid 19 welbeing - here 

Kings Fund - Resources Supporting Mental Health Covid-19  - here

Mental Health at Work - Resources - here 

Mind - Coronavirus and your wellbeing - here 

NHS Employers - Covid-19 health safety and wellbeing - support available for NHS staff - here 

NHS Employers - Free Access to wellbeing apps for NHS Staff - here 

Practitioner Health - Covid-19 Workforce Wellbeing - here

Project Wingman - Our Mission - here 

RCN - Covid-19 and your mental wellbeing - here

RCPCH - Your Wellbeing during covid-19 pandemic - here

NHS - Supporting our people - helping you manage your own health and wellbeing while you care for others  - here   

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

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



Restoration and Recovery


Emergency Planning College - Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat


Health Foundation - Learning from Lockdown


Health Management - promoting management and leadership: Exec Covid news


NHS Confederation - NHS Reset Campaign


Future NHS Collaboration Platform


NHS Providers - Covid-19  Community Services - papers such as aftercare needs for patients recovering from Covid-19


Nuffield Trust - Spotlight


Q Community - learning from 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


RCP  After the pandemic - the challenge that lies ahead


Centre for Mental health - Trauma, mental health and the coronavirus


Health Foundation - 5 Dimensions of Impact


Health Foundation - Health Inequalities


Our NHS People - Recovery Plan for Staff


Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine - Crisis Leadership


Recovery after COVID19  - A practical guide for clinicians and commissioners


Lessons for the NHS


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


Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - Reset Restore Recover


Liberating Structures


National wellbeing Hub for people working in health and social care in Scotland





Bradford Institute for Health Research - COVID19 Scientific Advisory Group C-SAG


Health Research Authority  COVID-19 Research


World Health Organisation Global research on COVID-19


NHS Blood and Transplant COVID-19 Research and Trials


Nottingham University Hospitals  COVID-19 and clinical research





Covid-19 Patient Rehabilitation Booklet - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


National & Colleges


Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH)


NHS England


Public Health England








Royal College of GPs


Royal College of Nursing - remote prescribing


Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Resuscitation Council






Patient Safety Learning




Information on the Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment ReSPECT


Guidance and resources from Hospice UK


Information from the European Association for Palliative Care


Information, guidance and resources for the MDT from the Royal College of Anaesthetists


Infection Prevention Society


Social Care Institute for Excellence




National Outreach Forum  for Critical Care Outreach and Rapid Response Teams


Primary Care Pathway - resources


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



Guidance on Telemedicine using Skype





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


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



Covid Symptom Tracker  Read more


WHO App   World Health Organisation whatsapp link here


Global Resources


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


European Centre for Disease Prevention 6th update



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:




Every Mind Matters


Age UK


Action for Happiness Coping Calendar


PHE Resources including posters


NHS Confederation


Health Education England


NHS England including PPE Donning and Doffing


World Health Organisation


Alzheimer’s Society


Mental Health Organisation




Emotional support for staff


Nursing Standard - free resources