Getting Tested

GOV.UK Coronavirus (COVID-19): Getting tested

CPCCG: Staff Swabbing FAQs

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


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:

NHS England Returning Clinicians

NHS England Returning Clinicians & FAQs

NHS England GP returners – temporary registration, rejoining the workforce

You may also wish to visit:


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

eLFH Resources for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs Returning to work, being Redeployed or Up-Skilled


News story: Your NHS needs you!


Coming back to work

It’s All Coming Together: Jobs

Pension Implications for the retired returning to work



NHS Volunteers

Cambridgeshire Community Volunteers


Health Education England

Click here for up-to-date HEE guidance and information for health professionals.


Staff Guidance

BMA Advice and Support for medical professionals

Teamwork under pressure


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.


Staff Information

HEE latest advice re: GP Trainees Progression to CCT

Apprentice pay and breaks in learning

Home Office Immigration Status guidance for those impacted by Coronavirus

BMA: the impact of COVID-19 on your contract terms and conditions 


Staff Safety

For PPE and Infection Control guidance see PPE & Infection Control page