Covid-19 Pandemic - Virgin Care
Our Essex children and families community service model should be adopted by others in a post-pandemic world, report shows
Health and social care providers across the UK should consider our Essex ‘Civic Health Model’ as part of their post Covid-19 response to combat health inequality and help break barriers to social mobility, a new report states.
Transforming our walk-in centre into a dedicated Covid Hot Hub to provide care for potential Covid-19 patients
In just nine days we helped the local Primary Care Networks and the Royal Berkshire Hospital to transform our walk-in centre into a dedicated Covid Hot Hub and provide a second stage triage for symptomatic potential Covid-19 patients across the locality.
Supporting the system in freeing up hospital beds and helping patients on the road to recovery.
Virgin Care is one of the first organisations in the country to have successfully introduced the electronic prescription service (EPS) in paediatric community services.
We want to try everything we can to make sure our more than 5,000 employees are keeping well during this pandemic.
Our Chief Executive has sent a personal message of thanks to all 5,000 of our colleagues for all the work they have done in partnership with the NHS on the response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
We implemented new technology to allow clinicians to continue to engage with patients, families and other service users during the pandemic.
At the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, Virgin Care and Barnardo’s joined forces with Provide to support the most vulnerable people across the county.
The ability to provide a quick, efficient and flexible immunisation service has never been more important and Virgin Care has developed a model allowing it to efficiently run vaccination programmes over large geographical areas.
School children can access help and advice through our confidential text service during the summer holidays
Our school nurses are on hand to give young people help and advice on a range of issues via our confidential Chathealth texting service.
Our Head of Quality and Risk, Cath Marsland, writes about how we’re communicating important updates with our clinicians during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Our sexual health services across Chester West and Chester are now providing postal kits so people can test themselves for sexual transmitted infections (STIs) STIs at home.