Several months ago the Government announced that debt that had built up in NHS Trusts would be written off, ie would not need to be paid back by those Trusts.
Separate to that, there is a requirement for CCGs to reduce their running costs by 20%.
EMT is not considering a single HQ model at this time although we continue to review our accommodation requirements as part of our overall strategic plans.
Who are the local administrators for Microsoft Teams at an NCL and Borough level? And, what is the NCL strategy for Teams roll out? We aren't getting the most value we could from Teams at the moment as we're only using it for teleconferencing. If we can work with local administrators to set up NCL and Borough based thematic teams e.g. end of life, enhanced health in care homes we can create a step change in the way we work collaboratively across boundaries, reduce duplication, share best practice and generally work smarter.
Our key contact for MS Teams is Stoil Stoilov (firstname.lastname@example.org). There are conversations underway on how we can best use MS Teams moving forward and staff will be updated via staff briefings and newsletters.
How will the CCG and Primary Care support in local tracing? CCG already support testing. Will CCG encourage all public sector employees to participate in national studies e.g.Help slow the spread of #COVID19 and identify at risk cases sooner by self-reporting your symptoms daily, even if you feel well ??. Download the app https://covid.joinzoe.com/
All CCG staff are encouraged to follow national guidance in relation to their decisions and behaviours relating to Covid-19. There is an expectation that all staff will in particular observe social distancing guidelines and those in patient-facing roles receive the necessary PPE to perform this role safely.
Whilst required to work from home, emoloyees can claim £6/week from HMRC.Can you (a) advise staff in a staff bulletin and (b) advise whether the organisation will organise centrally or everyone have to fill in their own P87 form and send to HMRC?Info here: https://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2020/04/martin-lewis--working-from-home-due-to-coronavirus--claim-p6-wk-/
A range of discounts and money saving offers are available to NHS staff during Covid-19. The HR team is regularly publishing information and guidance on the staff intranet. Please keep checking back on this page: https://intranet.northcentrallondonccg.nhs.uk/news/covid-19-hr-information.htm