North London Partners in health and care

NHS National Guidance


Information for families and carers following deaths in hospitals

The Mayor of London and London Resilience have produced a leaflet to provide support and guidance to families and next of kin of people who died in hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic

NHS England and NHS Improvement: SEQOHS accredited organisations appointed to DPS framework

NHS England and NHS Improvement have appointed 23 SEQOHS (Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service) accredited organisations to a DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System) framework.

Framework services include:

  • Health clearance for returning NHS workers and volunteers
  • Remote (on-line/telephone) OH Physician / OH adviser management referrals
  • Covid-19 helpline
  • Wellbeing services including counselling and coaching and MSK/Physio
  • On-site support from OH nurses, OH Advisers and OH Physicians

To access the framework and sign up for alerts go to: http://www.nhshealthatwork.co.uk/bulletin-alerts.asp

Thrive LDN Toolkits updates

Thrive LDN is coordinating the public mental health response to Covid-19 to support the mental health and resilience of Londoners during and after the pandemic on behalf of Public Health England.

It has updated its toolkit with additional messaging on/support for:

  •  Young carers
  • Children and Young People (CYP) of essential workers and volunteers
  • CYP who receive counselling and other support
  • Older people (general advice)
  • New Good Thinking podcasts (see Appendix 1 for full details)

Go to: www.thriveldn.co.uk/toolkits/