CPCCG Swab Requests (Excel file)
Appeal from the CCG for GPs to work with 111
We would be hugely grateful to any GPs who are able to provide time to support the new national COVID-19 Clinical Assessment Service (CCAS). The CCAS has been set up to manage patients who require a discussion with a clinician following their use of NHS 111. If you would be happy and able to help, please sign up here
COVID-19 – GP Offer of Additional Capacity
Please see the attached request letter to those who are willing and able to increase the number of clinical sessions they currently deliver.
If you are able to increase the number of sessions that you work in primary care please complete the COVID-19 Response Service – Offer of Additional Capacity form and return this to firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinicians Returning to the Workforce
Thank you for your interest in helping the NHS fight against coronavirus.
If you have left your profession in the last 3 years with up to date skills and experience, your regulator will be contacting you. In the meantime, you can find further information for returners by visiting:
You may also wish to visit:
- General Medical Council
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Health and Care Professions Council
- General Pharmaceutical Council
- Nursing and midwifery workforce
BMA practical advice for COVID-19: retired doctors returning to work
RCGP Learning Returning to General Practice in Response to COVID-19
Skills for Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course
Skills for Health: Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) Covid-19 Training
The Open University: Covid-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice
News story: Your NHS needs you!
Coming back to work
Health Education England
Click here for up-to-date HEE guidance and information for health professionals.
Appraisals and Revalidation
Click here for an important Communication from NHS England and Improvement Medical Director on changes to professional standards processes in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Professional Standards: Suspension of appraisal and revalidation during Covid-19 pandemic: FAQs
NHS England and NHS Improvement – East of England – Appraisers:
Please be informed that all appraisals due in August 2020 have been suspended and all appraisees have been contacted to this effect. Provisionally, the next appraisals will be due in September 2020. You will be kept informed if there are any changes.
HEE latest advice re: GP Trainees Progression to CCT
For PPE and Infection Control guidance see PPE & Infection Control page