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November
18
2020

Covid Oximetry @home – Briefing and Q&A

18 November 2020, 3 - 4pm | Online
CCG colleagues are invited to attend this national webinar about the support available for the continued set-up of 'COVID Oximetry @home' services (also known as 'COVID virtual wards').

Implementation support for COVID-19 remote pulse oximetry services

NHS England and NHS Improvement is working with Academic Health Science Networks and local areas to support the continued set-up of ‘COVID Oximetry @home’ services (also known as ‘COVID virtual wards’). This is one of the seven priority goals for the additional £150m General Practice COVID Capacity Expansion Fund and is already used in many areas to help detect earlier deterioration of people with COVID-19, both in the community and in care homes.  To find out more, including the support available, CCG colleagues are invited to attend one this national webinar. Attendance is limited to 1-2 people per CCG and a recording will be made available for those unable to attend:

Wednesday 18 November, 3-4pm – https://www.events.england.nhs.uk/events/covid-oximetry-home-briefing-and-q-a

For more information about the support available to set up local Oximetry @home services, join the FutureNHS platform: https://future.nhs.uk/NHSatH/grouphome

All CCGs can continue to request oximeters for local use by emailing england.home@nhs.net. Allocation will take account of local infection rates and previous requests.    

Questions about this event?

Email: england.pcevents@nhs.net

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