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Covid-19 resources

NEW NHS England letter: Third phase of NHS Covid-19 response – 31 July

NHS England letter on the third phase of operational changes required by healthcare service

NEW PPE: Full list of face mask batch numbers with faults

Cardinal Health has said that certain batch numbers of type IIR face masks have had to be recalled. See below for the full list of batch numbers

Staffing Covid-19 ‘Hot Sites’ – the legal ‘dos and do nots’

Employment lawyer James Howell outlines the key legal issues practices need to consider in staffing ‘hot hubs’, covering health and safety duties and when an employee might refuse to work

PCNs’ proposals on re-establishing GP services after Covid-19

‘Without additional resources to GP practices and deferment of the PCN DES, primary care services will collapse', says Tri-PCN Alliance of Waltham Forest, London

Covid-19 patients: Care required after hospital discharge

NHS England guidance on the types of care required 

PPE: Using the online portal to order emergency equipment

Guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care 

Dermatology consultations: How to adapt to a remote approach

Dr Shivani Patel and colleagues share their practice's approach 

PPE: MHRA guidance on requirements for 3D printing

Official guidance from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency 

End-of-life: Advance care planning by phone or video

Framework drawn up by charity Compassion in Dying 

Patient support: How to refer patients to the NHS Volunteer Responders service

Joint guidance from the Royal Voluntary Service and NHS

Case definition: Inflammatory syndrome in children linked to Covid-19

Guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health