COVID-19: Deploying our people safely

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This document summarises the key considerations for the safe redeployment of staff and deployment of those joining the NHS in temporary support of our existing workforce.


A range of existing and returning staff are now being rapidly deployed into new clinical roles and environments, often working at the limits or beyond their normal scope of practice. In partnership with Health Education England and other national partners, we are leading a range of initiatives to support our NHS people and the health and care organisations in which they are working.