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Emergency planning

Category One responders under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 are required to asses risk, plan for emergencies, communicate with the public, share information and cooperate with other responders, and have their own business continuity plans.

Primary Care providers are not listed in the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. However the Department of Health and NHS England expects them to plan for and respond to incidents in the same way as Category One responders.

This and subsequent pages provide some guidance.

Important Notice - Latest Novel Coronavirus guidance for primary care 

Please be aware guidance for Primary Care is updated regularly.
www.gov.uk/government/publications/wn-cov-guidance-for-primary-care

For relevant travel history: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas

Guidance for healthcare providers with staff who have travelled to China 

Local Health Protection Team contact telephone number: 0300 303 8537

Public Health England Campaign Resources

Contact

 

If you have any queries please contact:

Chris Champan

Emergency Planning & Resilience Manager

Email: christopher.chapman@suffolk.nhs.uk
Tel: 01473 770239
 

Address:
Endeavour House
8 Russell Road 
Ipswich IP1 2BX

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