NHS Pressures: Winter 2018/19 A hidden crisis – British Medical Association

This report uses NHS England figures to examine the performance of the NHS during recent winters and over the long term. The report finds that winter 2018/19 saw the NHS once again under pressure, with A&E attendances and emergency admissions

NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR): Guidance for the initial management of self presenters from incidents involving hazardous materials – NHS England

This document is to assist healthcare facilities or NHS branded buildings, where patients may present, to plan for and respond to self-presenters from a hazardous materials (HazMat) or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRNE) incidents.

NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR): Resilient Telecommunications Guidance for NHS England and the NHS in England – NHS England

Guidance document to NHS England and NHS-funded organisations in England of the minimum requirements to support resilient telecommunications to help meet the statutory requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA 2004) and the NHS Act 2006 as amended by

Guidance for heads of procurement on the implementation of EU Exit actions: February 2019 – NHS Improvement

Information for NHS providers about the extensive planning and contingency measures that have been put in place for the healthcare system nationally and the additional actions that we are asking providers to undertake as a priority as part of the

Cold weather plan for England: Protecting health and reducing harm from cold weather – Public Health England

The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. Additional Item

EU Exit Operational Readiness Guidance: Actions the health and care system in England should take to prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario – Department of Health and Social Care

Actions that providers and commissioners of health and social care services should take to prepare for, and manage, the risks of a no-deal exit scenario. Guidance, developed and agreed with NHS England and NHS Improvement, will support the health and

Department of Health and Social Care accounts: Seventy-First Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Key recommendations of this report are: the Department of Health and Social Care should provide an assessment of the impact of regional variations on patient care; urgent action is needed on risks Brexit poses to recruitment and the supply of

Clinical guidelines for major incidents and mass casualty events – NHS England

This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during

NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response annual assurance guidance – NHS England

This guidance document has been produced to provide guidance to organisations completing the Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) annual assurance process.  

Minimum Cyber Security Standard – The Cabinet Office

Developed in collaboration with government and NCSC. This is a new minimum set of cyber security standards that government expects departments to adhere to and exceed wherever possible. Over time, the measures will be incremented to continually ‘raise the bar’, address

The Kerslake Report: An independent review into the preparedness for, and emergency response to, the Manchester Arena attack on 22nd May 2017 – Police & Crime Commissioner of Greater Manchester

An independent report into the emergency response to the Manchester Arena attack it highlights several areas that went well including: Investment in emergency planning meant people were generally able to act with a high degree of confidence. Actions by individuals

Public Summary of Sector Security and Resilience Plans – The Cabinet Office

Sector Security and Resilience Plans set out the resilience of the UK’s most important infrastructure to the relevant risks identified in the National Risk Assessment. Produced annually, plans are placed before ministers to alert them to any perceived vulnerabilities, with

Summary of published key strategic guidance for health Emergency Preparedness, Resilience & Response (EPRR) – NHS England

The charts shown in this document give an overview of the key strategic EPRR guidance documents currently published. For published documents, website links are embedded in the charts.