Covid-19 useful information for health professionals

By 23rd March 2020 May 27th, 2020 No Comments

Here are some useful links and sign-posting surrounding Covid-19:

QNI Rapid Training plans

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the redeployment of staff to work in the community, primary care and care home settings, the QNI has developed an Orientation/ Induction template set of rapid training plans to assist nurses making the transition into unfamiliar settings. We hope you will find them useful as a benchmark for any work that you are developing or have developed.

Minimum Bridging Competencies for General Practice Nurses transition to Community Nursing


Looking after your mental well-being during Covid-19

Guides to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities(as well as managers of learning disability services)

  • Jack plans ahead for Coronavirus – This is about deciding together (in advance) whether someone should go into hospital when they get ill with the virus, and what to think about they are ill (or dying) at home or in hospital.
  • When someone dies from Coronavirus – This guide is about supporting people with learning disabilities when someone they love dies at this time of social isolation.

Psychological First Aid for Children or Young People

  • Psychological First Aid (PFA) may be a useful tool for staff supporting children and young people in the children and young people secure estate. This is a guide to using it with this group. COVID-19 Psychological First Aid

Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care

Open Forum for Nurses:


Personal Protective Equipment:


Information on Coronavirus for Stroke Survivors