Key NHS Guidance Documents





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As we move into recovery stage, NHS England has published guidance about accessing NHS services when you need them. This includes going to A&E, hospital appointments , GP services, getting medication and dentists. You can read the full guidance here.  You can read the easy read guidance here

The Office for National Statistics has now published Coronavirus (COVID-19) related mortality by religion, ethnicity and disability: England and Wales, 2 March 2020 to 15 May

The government has published advice for people who buy care and support through a direct payment, as well as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and those who provide care and support. This includes easy read versions.

The new government guidance for wearing face coverings is here

The government has published an update on policies for visiting arrangements in care homes.

The government has published an easy read version of their plan to rebuild and get back to normal after Coronavirus.

On behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care, SCIE has published guidance to delivering safe, face-to-face adult day care.

A joint letter from Children and young People and Care Ministers to children and young people with SEND regarding the full return to educational settings in September 2020.

The NHS has updated their legal guidance for mental health, learning disability and autism, and specialised commissioning services supporting people of all ages during the coronavirus pandemic.

There is important new guidance for people who are Extremely Vulnerable to the virus because of other health conditions they have.

You should always to follow the advice from the NHS and Public Health England. You can read NHS and Public Health England general guidance here

You can read NHS general FAQs about what you can and can’t do here

Health Education England have published guidance in a range of accessible formats, including formats suitable for children and for older people. Access the NHS / HEE library here

You can see the easy read guidance from Public Health England here

NHS England have produced updated guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults on 24 April. You can read the guidance for care (support) staff here

The NHS have issued guidance about discharge from hospital during Covid 19. You can see the NHS slides from their webinar on hospital discharge here

You can see the NHS easy read clinical guidance for support staff here

Public Health England have published guidance about funerals during coronavirus here

The Department for Health and Social Care have put together replies to Frequently Asked Questions along with a sign up to receive weekly bulletins: 30th June 2020

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