Risk assessments

As our colleagues continue to do extraordinary things in the face of extraordinary challenges, protecting our staff must be a priority. Completing risk assessments is a vital component of making sure we’re doing all that we can to protect all our colleagues.

This page contains resources that will help you complete them.

NHS risk assessment guidance and case studies

NHSEI risk assessment FAQs

HSE guidance

Sample completed risk assessment

Covid-19: assessing the risks in primary care - recording of a webinar from North Central London CCG

Covid-19: assessing the risks - slides to accompany webinar

Covid-19 and risk reduction framework used in primary care - slides to accompany webinar

Further support

If you need any support in considering or completing the risk assessment, please feel free to contact your linked primary care development team colleague.

If any partners are concerned about the outcome of their risk assessment and need to discuss any resource implications please contact Kirsty Turner

If reduced staffing (because of illness or self-isolation) starts to affect service provision, please refer to the business continuity plans you have previously developed, which include buddying arrangements with neighbouring practices.

If you do need to close or make changes to your services, please contact the communications team so that they can support you with messages for patients, partner organisations, local councillors and the media.