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14 Jan 2022

Trusts will redouble efforts to encourage NHS staff vaccination to avoid job losses and risks to patient safety

Saffron Cordery responds to the publication of phase two guidance by the NHS on vaccination as a condition of deployment for healthcare workers.

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13 Jan 2022

Trusts clear decisions over self-isolation periods should be led by the science

Saffron Cordery responds to an announcement by the health and social care secretary today that self-isolation periods will be reduced from seven days to five.

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13 Jan 2022

Trust leaders will welcome extension of free PPE for frontline

Saffron Cordery comments on the announcement that free personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health and care staff has been extended for another year.

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07 Jan 2022

Armed forces support for NHS welcome but longstanding workforce challenges must be resolved

Chris Hopson responds to news that 200 armed forces personnel have been made available to support the NHS in London.

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06 Jan 2022

NHS Providers' response to health and social care committee report on clearing the backlog

Chris Hopson responds to the health and social care committee's new report on clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic.

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04 Jan 2022

Pressures are stretching the NHS like never before

Chris Hopson responds to the Downing Street press conference.

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31 Dec 2021

Staff absences the biggest immediate challenge for trusts

Chris Hopson responds to the latest winter sitrep data from NHS England and NHS Improvement.

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31 Dec 2021

Government must be ready to act on restrictions if needed

Chris Hopson comments on the need for new restrictions to combat the spread of Omicron on this morning's BBC Today Programme.

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30 Dec 2021

Trusts are rightly preparing for the worst and hoping for the best

Chris Hopson comments on NHS trusts' work to create extra Nightingale surge capacity.

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29 Dec 2021

NHS Providers' response to reports of the inability of some NHS staff to access COVID-19 tests promptly

Chris Hopson comments on reports of the inability of some NHS staff to access COVID-19 tests promptly.

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29 Dec 2021

NHS Providers' response to suggestions to further cut the COVID-19 isolation period to less than seven day

Chris Hopson comments on suggestions to further cut the COVID-19 isolation period to less than seven days.

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24 Dec 2021

Planning guidance priorities: workforce first

Chris Hopson comments on NHS England and NHS Improvement's 2022/23 priorities and operational planning guidance.

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