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Month: August 2020

Share your community-led approaches to COVID-19

28th August 2020

New NHS Alliance are keen to hear your stories, experiences and observations about any of the community-led approaches you might have seen, been involved in or led during COVID-19. You can share your stories either on this questionnaire and emailing it to neil@realitasconsulting.co.uk or by completing this Survey Monkey. The deadline for submissions is 16th … Read more

How can Health Education England best support you as a micro-provider?

21st August 2020

Health Education England (HEE) exists to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place. HEE has commissioned a piece of work … Read more

Second stage of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme claim service is now open

18th August 2020

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) you can use the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to claim a grant – eligibility criteria applies. Find out more here Read more

New Social Leaders

14th August 2020

Community Catalysts have launched a fresh and exciting development offer for emerging social leaders such as those in communities, charities and social enterprises. As part of New Social Leaders, small groups come together online to build collaborative connections, share learning and grow as a result of a series of structured workshops and brokered connections. New … Read more

Optional badges/lanyards to promote ongoing social distancing

14th August 2020

The Government have shared optional badges that people can wear who may have difficulties or concerns in maintaining social distancing. They can be used to signal to others around them that they need to pay attention and be given space. Find out more here Read more

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) illustrated guide for community and social care settings

6th August 2020

The Government have published a resource which outlines personal protective equipment (PPE) advice for health and social care workers working in the community. Read more here Read more

Shielding guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable paused from 1 August across England

6th August 2020

The Government has announced that shielding guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable has paused from 1 August across England. Find out more here Read more

New leadership programmes to help small business leaders grow their companies

6th August 2020

The Government has announced two new leadership programmes to help small business leaders grow their companies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It covers topics such as boosting growth, planning for the future, risk management, resilience and more… Find out more and make an enquiry here Read more

Updated: PPE portal: opening hours updated and number of items per order

6th August 2020

Healthcare providers can order additional personal protective equipment (PPE) through the Government portal to top up their existing supplies for COVID-19 in an emergency. The PPE portal can be used by: GPs small residential social care providers (24 beds or fewer) domiciliary social care providers (99 clients or fewer) If you’re a provider in one of these … Read more