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The UK exited the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020 and the government announced on 24 December that the United Kingdom and the EU had agreed a Trade and Co-operation Agreement. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is leading the response to the end of the transition period across the health and […]
This letter explains the work that has been undertaken to ensure continuity of medicines supply for the end of the transition period. It advises NHS organisations not to stockpile locally and to not change prescribing behaviours.
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On Friday 11th September 2020, the Integrated Public Health Team takes over responsibility from the Primary Care Team for collating and issuing a rebranded, weekly Public Health GP Bulletin. The new bulletin will have an extended distribution covering the whole of the South West, bringing all public health communications in to one place. Previous editions […]
This letter advises the NHS to stand up the system response for the end of the transition period with the EU. It confirms the single, shared operational readiness and response structure across those the end of the transition period and COVID-19.
This letter asks EU exit SROs to ensure that their core teams are in place as soon as possible in preparation for a possible ‘no deal’ exit on 31 October 2019.
This update on the NHS response to EU exit provides information on the updated timetable for border controls as well as providing an update on data, reciprocal care and cost recovery.
This letter explains how the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR) will operate in relation to the end of the EU transition period.
Letter from Keith Willett, National Director for Emergency Planning and Incident Response, on the outcome of UK negotiations with the EU and key messages for NHS Organisations.
With schemes for medicine optimisation in care homes due to be launched in October, NHS England’s national lead reflects on progress so far and examines the integrated models of care which are being developed to help residents: All parts of the NHS in England – the 44 sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and integrated care […]
Contents What does this mean for healthcare staff? Key point for non-COVID-19 areas Segregation of waste Vaccination programmes Working across government agencies General advice from the Environment Agency (EA) Useful links Contracting Classification: Official Publications approval reference: C1446 November 2021, Version 6 Updates from version 5 (published in April 2021) are highlighted in yellow […]