Promoting partnership working in the NHS

Wider Group key comms 6 May

In the 6 May meeting of the Wider Group, Prerana Issar, chief people officer at NHSE/I spoke about data which shows COVID-19 having a disproportionate impact on people from a BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic) backgrounds and the work programme under way to tackle these issues.

A group from DHSC and NHSE/I covered testing strategy, including feedback from the SPF testing briefing held on 1 May. Lord (Paul) Deighton, Government PPE lead, updated the group on the national effort to ensure supply and production of PPE.  

Read the key comms from the meeting here.