Covid Support for healthcare

Our latest guidance and support for the public sector in response to COVID-19

Resources are updated regularly with the latest guidance and readily available information on how we can support you and your workforce during this challenging time.

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Where to find further support

We have a range of support available here, however, further guidance can be found for clinicians about specific coronavirus advice from the NHS England website.

If you are a member of the public looking for health advice on coronavirus, please visit the NHS website.

And if you are looking for the latest advice about the government response to the outbreak and travel information, please visit the gov.uk website.


Our response to Covid-19

In March 2020, our team responded rapidly to the change in ways of working and supporting the health sector in response to Covid-19. Our commitment to maintaining and providing the continuity of our services and supporting your organisation to secure a sustainable workforce has been consistently paramount to us during these unprecedented times.

Covid-19 Workforce Survey

It’s more vital than ever to understand how Covid-19 has impacted our NHS and care workforce. In June 2020 we conducted the largest Covid-19 Workforce Survey for the health sector carried out by our in-house Research and Evaluation team. Read the results of this important research to find out how the workforce has coped and adapted to the pandemic:

Impact on staff and priorities for recovery

Impact on workforce skills

Covid-19 Awareness Course

First launched in March 2020, this free eLearning course developed by our learning experts, was accessed by over 30,000 healthcare staff in just a few weeks. Now regularly maintained and updated with all the latest guidance, the online resource continues to support the training of how to recognise the symptoms of coronavirus, how to effectively use PPE, important infection prevention and control measures, and much more. The free online version is not certificated, however if you require proof of completion, a certificated version is available via our eLearning platform.

Free non-certificated course

Certificated course (£2.00)

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Putting people and patients first

In response to Covid-19, our Chief Executive, John Rogers, issued a statement to explain how the team here at Skills for Health would always make the healthcare workforce and its patients our number one priority. By adapting our ways of working and ensuring we have an unwavering commitment to supporting the NHS and healthcare providers continue to deliver patient care to the best they can.

Read the full statement from our CEO


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