Week commencing 13 April 2020

17 April daily briefing

  • Leeds Older People with Frailty and COVID-19 – Enhanced Care at Home Pathway
  • Referrals to secondary care
  • Bank Holiday 8 May
  • Safeguarding is everyone’s business
  • Recognising our coronavirus key workers and volunteers
  • Translated GP access and public heath videos
  • Printing the Leeds Breathlessness Pathway
  • Resuscitation Council update on PPE
  • Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) statement
  • Rest in peace Norman Hunter

16 April daily briefing

  • Linking Leeds support for shielded patients
  • Changes to Leeds Cardiac Service
  • Identification of rheumatology patients at high risk of COVID-19 infection
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): notification to organisations to share information
  • CQC clarification: updated deaths notification form
  • Patient referral form: NHS Volunteer Responders
  • National guidance – home oxygen order form

15 April daily briefing

  • Urgent chest x-rays
  • Updated NHS England preparedness letter
  • GP Connect – return required by 17 April
  • Leeds Breathlessness Pathway updated
  • NHS Bowel Cancer Screening COVID-19 Task and Finish Group
  • Time for care support for general practice

14 April daily briefing

  • Live videoconference panel confirmed
  • Local implementation guidance based on national standard operating procedure
  • Safe management of patients on anticoagulation – reports you can run
  • Virtual ward (frailty) expanding

13 April daily briefing

  • Reminder that a number of services are still available
  • Preventing facial skin damage when using PPE
  • Covid-19 support line for families
  • Leeds volunteer programme recruitment paused
  • National guidance and NICE rapid guidelines