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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers – Thursday 19th November 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE BULLETIN – For Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Care Providers – Thursday 19th November 2020

Please note that this email will now be sent out twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays


Dear Providers, the information below contains current and up to date information from our strategic partners for you and your staff:

New and updated guidance and support, including information on funding:


Covid-19 Vaccination Programme – communication letter to care homes

Please find attached a letter detailing the Covid-19 vaccination programme.



COVID diary for use in a care home setting

The Covid Diary is for use in your Care Home setting to be able to track and monitor a residents progress - monitoring document attached.



Care home digital audit message and questionnaire  - Digital audit – your feedback is important!

Please help us understand how we can support care homes in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire community to develop your digital and technology requirements, by completing the attached audit questionnaire.   Your replies will help us identify any gaps in digital resources and develop a plan to improve the digital potential across the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire care home community.



Flu uptake on capacity tracker

A reminder to all care homes to please update the capacity tracker flu question.



PHE Flu Vaccine Supplies - Why am I being asked to wait for my flu vaccine? 

Please see the attached flyer for further information from Public Health England and the Department of Health & Social Care



Training events, webinars and support links:      


Experts in Infection Prevention Control Transformation group in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

This group, chaired by Mandy Philbin, Chief Nurse for the South Yorkshire ICS, is working towards raising quality and standardising IPC across the patch, during and post Covid.  The group  would like to invite a registered manager to represent Bassetlaw’s care organisations.  The next meeting is the morning of 8th December.  If this is something  that you could do please let me know ( Thank you.  


New leadership development programme being launched for by the Leadership Academy in partnership with the Personalised Care Group in NHS England and Improvement

The programme includes four free online modules consisting of a blend of online masterclasses, resources and action learning sets. It is a unique opportunity for leaders to equip themselves with the skills and understanding needed for their journey to become a leader of tomorrow, striving for large scale change across the system.  


Themes include co-production, personalised care in a complex system, collaborative leadership for personalised care and leading for equality, wellbeing and inclusion. It is suitable for leaders at all levels within health and social care and beyond, from both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds.  


The programme is open access and free to attend. You may attend any or all the sessions, but we suggest you attend the first one as this will give you an overview and framework for understanding everything else.   


Outline of the Programme:  

�.       Module 1: Introduction to Leadership in Personalised Care – 25th November 10-11:30 and 3rd December 12-1:30 – hold the date!  

�.       Module 2: Personalised Care in a complex system – starts in January 2021  

�.       Module 3: Collaborative leadership for Personalised Care – Starts in February 2021  

�.       Module 4: Personalising leadership for wellbeing, equality and inclusion – starts in March 2021.    


More information can be found in this flyer, as well as on TwitterInstagram and FacebookPlease share with your colleagues and networks, and register by filling in this form or emailing if you have any questions.  



Registered Managers' Questions for NICE's Jo McCormack for Network Meeting 2nd December

Jo McCormack will be talking about NICE resources for mental wellbeing for staff teams and those they care for at the Network meeting on 2nd December.  If you have any questions for Jo, please can you email them to




Links and resources for your ongoing information:


Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Covid-19 Response Care Homes and Home Care (ECRT) Toolkit -


Care Workforce App and Communications toolkit - Link:


Government website with all the up to date information on Coronavirus for Adult Social Care settings:


Visit the Notts County Council website for further updates:

Visit Nottingham City Council for the latest coronavirus information and service updates:


Visit Notts Help Yourself for a register of COVID-19 resources to support you at this time:

Visit ASKLiON for COVID-19 information for care


Visit Notts Help Yourself for up to date information on PPE guidance:

Visit ASKLiON for up to date information on PPE for city care


Sign up to our and our Health and Wellbeing bulletin:


Mobile App linking care providers and resources they have found useful during the COVID pandemic:


Social media channels for latest information on coronavirus and services - Nottinghamshire County Council on Facebook or on twitter @NottsCC


Social media channels for the latest information on coronavirus and services - Nottingham City Council ‘My Nottingham’ on Facebook: and Twitter





For further queries – Nottinghamshire providers - Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address if you have questions for the team and if you are not sure who else to ask.

For further queries – Nottingham City providers – Please use the Single point of access for any covid related queries, email –


Find Us on Facebook

Facebook is monitored during office hours Monday - Friday, however if your enquiry is serious, urgent or involves personal details, we advise you to contact the team on 0300 500 80 80 or email:

Follow Us @NottsCC


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