The current COVID-19 situation in India has become desperate, and this week has reached the sobering milestone of 258,000 deaths as the tragedy continues to unfold.
The Chief Executive of Health Education England (HEE), Dr Navina Evans and Chair of eIntegrity’s Board, Patrick Mitchell, have reached out to partner organisations, professional bodies and colleagues with connections with India and other countries severely affected, to share details of free resources that can be accessed via the eIntegrity website.
HEE’s e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) Coronavirus resources are available, via eIntegrity, for the worldwide health and care workforce to access free of charge. Developed by HEE, the programme covers the essential information health and care workers need to help respond to the global pandemic.
The programme currently includes:
- Essential Guidance from the NHS, UK Government, WHO and BMJ
- Public Health England – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Resources for Staff Working in Critical Care Setting
- Resources for Staff Working in Acute Hospital Setting
- Resources for Staff Working in Primary Care and Community Setting
- Resources for Staff Working in a Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Setting
- Resources for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs Returning to work, being Redeployed or Up-Skilled
- Resources for other Healthcare Staff Returning to Work
- Resources for End of Life Care COVID-19
- Resources for Specific Professions
- Resources for Volunteers supporting Health and Social Care
- Critical Care and Ward-Based Equipment Guides
- Staff Wellbeing and Resilience during COVID-19
eIntegrity would like to encourage people to share these details with those who have colleagues, friends or family in India who might benefit from these resources. The free resources can be accessed via the eIntegrity website.
Learners in the UK should access the learning via HEE e-LfH here.