COVID-19

COVID-19

Facilitating STP Mutual Aid

To help you facilitate mutual aid within your STP we have created a report that will show you the Core PPE volume delivered, by trust and by product description during February and March. It includes PPE both delivered by NHS Supply Chain and PPE ‘push’ deliveries from the pandemic stockpile.
This will be updated weekly.

See our Downloads ▼ section for the Facilitating STP Mutual Aid Report.

Offers of Support
If you are a supplier click here.

If you would like to offer logistics services or other types of support click here.

Thank you for all the incredible offers of help from suppliers and manufacturers of product, logistics services providers and those who want to help in many other ways. We have a team looking at all these offers and directing them to right people in both NHS Supply Chain and wider government organisations. Please complete one of the two forms above so we can process these offers as quickly as possible.

Roll Cages Must Be Returned To NHS Supply Chain

Please help us by returning roll cages.

Communications

We will be adding communications and other letters or guidance issued to these pages. The information included is from the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, NHS Improvement, Public Health England and NHS Supply Chain.

Public Health England (PHE) Pandemic Coronavirus Guidance

On 13 March 2020, Public Health England (PHE) updated its Pandemic Coronavirus Guidance.

See our Useful Links 🔗 section to access the full suite of PHE guidance documents.

NHS England (NHSE) Guidance for Clinical Queries

NHS England has released a useful and informative resource for Local Procurement and Supplies teams to signpost clinical queries in relation to COVID-19. It provides links for Primary Care, Secondary Care, Community, Social Care and Ambulance Services with sections providing specific support and information by each individual clinical speciality.

See our Useful Links 🔗 section to access the NHS England Guidance for Clinical Queries.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Guidance

The Health and Safety Executive have release an A3 guidance poster for disposable respirators that can be printed and stuck on the wall in appropriate clinical environments.

This is specific to disposable respirators, NOT surgical masks. See our Useful Links 🔗 section to access the HSE website.

Home Delivery Service (HDS)

In order to fully support this phase of government planning, NHS Supply Chain’s HDS will activate its Business Continuity Plan to protect colleagues and maintain critical services. This includes changes to our HDS processes.

See our Downloads ▼ section for further information.

Guidance letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement

On 20 March 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement issued a guidance letter to NHS CEO’s and Healthcare stakeholders including further clarity from PHE – FAQs on using FFP 3 Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE).

See our Downloads ▼ section for further information.

Downloads ▼

  • Facilitating STP Mutual Aid Report

    A report showing the Core PPE volume delivered, by trust and by product description during February and March.

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  • COVID-19 Customer Webinar 15 Slide Deck

    The slide deck from the customer webinar presented on 3 April 2020.

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  • COVID-19 Customer Webinar 14 Slide Deck

    The slide deck from the customer webinar presented on 2 April 2020.

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  • COVID-19 Customer Webinar 13 Slide Deck

    The slide deck from the customer webinar presented on 1 April 2020.

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  • Ventilation Devices Update on Purchasing

    A statement on behalf of NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Department of Health and Social Care.
  • NSDR Letter from Steve Oldfield 13 March 2020

    Notification to suppliers that the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR) is being stood up in response to the current COVID-19 situation.
  • Home Delivery Service (HDS) Update

    An update on business continuity plans from our Home Delivery Service.

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  • COVID-19 NHSI Letter 20 March 2020

    Everything that you need to know on the supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • COVID-19 PHE FAQs

    FAQs on using FFP 3 Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE).