CCG Key Messages 14 July

Key Messages

a) 1/500 Appointments extended until 30th September 2020

The Second phase of General Practice Response - Update to GP Contracts letter was published on the 9th July 2020 and confirms that the increase to 1 appointment per 500 patients has been extended until the 30th September 2020.

b) Patient discharge leaflets from NHSE attached

The information in the leaflets has been superseded by the updated isolation guidance on Due to the possibility of recurrent guidance developments, they will not be updating the leaflets and would ask that any teams that wish to continue using them locally please update and validate them against the most recent advice.

c) YAS Patient Transport Service restart implementation plans for West Yorkshire

Information attached :-

Response to COVID-19: Interim screening of Patient Transport Service (PTS) Bookings

PTS patient leaflet

PTS patient poster

PTS Health Care Representative (HCR) leaflet

PTS Health Care Representative (HCR) poster

Should you have any queries in relation to these implementation plans please contact YAS systems team through either telephone number 01924 584948 or via email

d) Education and training for NHS staff in community health services, supporting the response to COVID-19

Free, accessible education and training resources in a single place . These resources will ensure staff feel comfortable and confident in their roles during the pandemic and provide guidance in tandem with further support, including face-to-face training. Topics include PPE, infection control and other role-specific guidance.

Training resources include:

· Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare

· Health Education England Learning Hub

· Health Education England External resources directory

· Skills for Care Essential training

· Public Health England Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care guidance

Contact if you have any questions or feedback, please email:

e) Information Leaflets attached:-

Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) Night Time Economy posters in English and various other languages

Translation leaflets – Covid19 information leaflets in various languages – for hard copies please contact Kate Horne, Public Health Calderdale MBC:

f) Advance Care Planning & Communication Skills during COVID

The free interactive sessions are run by Overgate and will cover the following:

· Having conversations with patients/residents/clients and those important to them about their wishes for future care/support – including by telephone and/or videocall

· Picking up on cues and supporting people to talk openly about things that may be concerning them

· Recording and sharing people’s wishes for future care

o Tuesday 1st September 1pm - 3pm

o Thursday 1st October 3pm - 5pm

o Thursday 12th November 12pm - 2pm

Please contact if you are interested in booking a session and would like more details