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Welcome to the Covid-19 Resources Page

Oxfordshire Primary and Community Care is working together to deliver a response the coronavirus challenge. We have put together a list of resources covering:

  • Oxfordshire Clarity TeamNet pages
  • Daily Updates and information
  • COVID-19 e-learning
  • Looking after you and other colleagues
  • Remote Consulting and Working From Home

 

Oxfordshire COVID-19 Pages on Clarity TeamNet

There have been an enormous amount of new resources added to Clarity TeamNet over the last few weeks.  These pages include key information such as:

  • Patient Care during coronavirus and what is CALM?
  • Infection Control for CALM Clinics and General Practices
  • Infection Control for Home Visiting and CALM Visiting Services
  • End of Life care during COVID-19 pandemic
  • CALM Services information for the North, City and South county regions
  • Medication Management during COVID-19
  • Staff Wellbeing page

All of this information can be accessed via the home page ‘Patient Care During Coronavirus’ within Clarity TeamNet:  https://teamnet.clarity.co.uk/OXCCG/Topics/View/Details/e60274c3-d1ac-483f-8804-ab81012c005c.  If you have any issues accessing this page please contact Hannah Tombs (occg.primarycarecontracting@nhs.net) at OCCG.

 

Daily updates and information

The Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group have developed a specific daily bulletin to brief colleagues across the county. The information can be found here: https://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/staff-zone/primary-care-covid-19-information.htm

If you don’t already have log in details, creating an account is quick and simple using your NHS email address.

 

COVID-19 e-learning

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has worked with Future Learn to develop a new free to access online learning programme on COVID-19. On this course, you will learn the latest of what we know about COVID-19, presented by international experts. To access the course, please click here.

E-Learning for Healthcare have also produced a free e-learning module on COVID-19. To access this, please visit https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Catalogue/Index?HierarchyId=0_45016&programmeId=45016

 

Preceptorship COVID-19

This accelerated preceptorship guide fro Health Education England, for use with newly qualified practitioners (NQPs)  and Health Care Professionals (HCP’s) on the NMC Covid-19 temporary register in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The guidance is focused on how health and care organisations pan-London can support newly qualified practitioners (NQPs) and health care professionals (HCPs) on the Covid-19 temporary register.

https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/capitalnurse/back-clinical-practice/preceptorship-covid-19

Training for GPs

Below is a link for the RTT sessions being run for the doctors returning to frontline patient facing work to support Covid-19.   

 https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/doctors-training/supporting-doctors-returning-training-after-time-out/supportt-digital-online-resources

These are aimed at doctors (trainees and consultants) who have been out of training / clinical work for some time, and are served as refresher sessions / updates on practice.   

General Practice Nurses

Information and support for Nurses working within General Practice during Covid-19 complied by Helen Irvine and Julia Taylor and for wider circulation

https://www.flipsnack.com/WessexLEaD/doc-0160-17-04-20/full-view.html

 

Books

M&K Updates have made the following books available to access for free, which will be helpful for treating COVID-19;

 

Oxford University Press have released an ebook for free to help with the COVID-19 response.

Shared Learning

A COVID-19 Simulation Community is now live on the Future NHS Collaboration Platform. The forum is to encourage the health and care workforce to share experiences and examples of education and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Access the community by logging in or registering. https://future.nhs.uk/system/login?nextURL=%2Fconnect%2Eti%2FCovid19simulation%2FgroupHome   

Primary Care Pharmacy during COVID-19 Pandemic

The Pharmaceuticals Advisors Group (PAG) have released a document outlining the potential roles and responsibilities of pharmacy professionals in primary care during the COVID pandemic. This information is designed to assist managers and practitioners to make the best use of their resources and skill mix.

Primary care pharmacy during the COVID pandemic PCPA

 

 

Looking After You and Other Colleagues

Our NHS people are doing extraordinary things in the face of an extraordinary challenge, and so need an extraordinary level of support.

This is why the NHS nationally and locally has developed a range of wellbeing support to care for and protect all of our NHS people, whether at the front line or in supporting services.

So, from 10th April, all our NHS Colleagues will have access to a range of support (#OurNHSPeople Wellbeing Support) through one point of contact:

  • a free wellbeing support helpline 0300 131 7000, available from 7.00 am – 11.00 pm seven days a week, providing confidential listening from trained professionals and specialist advice – including coaching, bereavement care, mental health and financial help
  • a 24/7 text alternative to the above helpline – simply text FRONTLINE to 85258
  • online peer to peer, team and personal resilience support, including through Silver Cloud, and free mindfulness apps including Unmind,  Headspace Sleepio and Daylight

Other resources include

 

Remote Consulting and Working From Home

Below are some guides and useful links to help you if you are working from home, or are treating patients remotely.

Telephone Triage

Video Consultations

General Info