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Core Brief

Core Brief is our regular employee update and provides important updates across a variety of topics, ranging from operational and site specific information, through to messages for our staff from our Chief Executive.

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Core Brief

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Core Brief 14 April 2020 (Chief Executive, 5pm)

We are now  in the fourth week of ‘lockdown’ in Scotland, I wanted to say a word of thanks to colleagues who have set up their workplace in their homes.

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Core Brief 10 April 2020 (Daily update, 5.35pm)

Easter PPE stock, message from Director of Nursing and Interim Board meeting.

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Core Brief 10 April 2020 (Chief Executive, 12.10pm)

GPs remain open on Good Friday and Easter Monday.  I want to thank our primary care staff, domestic staff, administration, security, IT, pharmacy, nurses and GPs

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Core Brief 09 April 2020 (Daily update, 5.15pm)

Testing now available for household members and staff with COVID-19 symptoms and keeping active in the relaxation and recuperation hubs.

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Core Brief 09 April 2020 (Daily update, 3.35pm)

PPE: fluid repellent gowns for AGP procedures

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Core Brief 09 April 2020 (Chief Executive, 9.45am)

The person centred virtual visiting programme has been a real team effort involving our person centred team, eHealth and our libraries team in conjunction with Glasgow Life.

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Core Brief 08 April 2020 (Daily update, 5.55pm)

Testing of household contacts with symptoms of COVID-19, offer of 3D visors, shielding, NHS Louisa Jordan update

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Core Brief 07 April 2020 (Daily update, 4.55pm)

Revised process for completion of medical certificates of cause of death, palliative care COVID-19 guidelines, interpreting service.

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Core Brief 07 April 2020 (Daily update, 11.45am)

This issue of Core Brief talks about Easter public holidays.

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Core Brief 06 April 2020 (Daily update, 6.15pm)

Virtual person centred visiting, research and development update, new access measures in place across NHSGGC sites, car parking update.

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Core Brief 06 April 2020 (Chief Executive, 5.55pm)

Looking after yourselves and one another, thanks go to our psychologists, health improvement practitioners, spiritual care chaplains, HR colleagues and Glasgow psychological trauma service.

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Core Brief 03 April 2020 (Daily update, 6.45pm)

This issue of Core Brief details the latest guidance on PPE.

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Core Brief 03 April 2020 (Daily update, 10.20am)

This issue of Core Brief details the testing of household contacts.

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Core Brief 02 April 2020 (Daily update, 9pm)

This issue of Core Brief details latest PPE guidance.

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Core Brief 02 April 2020 (Daily update, 5.10pm)

Message from Audrey Thompson, Chair of the Area Clinical Forum, teams, SSTS shift and overtime payments, recycling of employee contributions.

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Core Brief 02 April 2020 (Daily update, 4pm)

Staff relaxation and recuperation (R&R) huns, staff support line for all health and social care staff, acute psychology staff support service, occupational health counselling service, chaplaincy service, mindfulness based s reduction, money and debt advice.

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Core Brief 01 April 2020 (Chief Executive, 6.40pm)

Staff Health Strategy Mental Health and Wellbeing poster, thanks to occupational health and health and safety teams within human resources.

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Core Brief 01 April 2020 (Daily update, 3.45pm)

Advice on PPE, updated FAQs and risk assessment, use of social media, HMRC tax scam alert.

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Core Brief 31 March 2020 (Daily update, 9am)

New SG national guidance for staff and managers, testing of household contacts with symptoms of COVID-19,clinical guideline directory.

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Core Brief 30 March 2020 (Daily update, 7.10pm)

Updated guidance for health workers with underlying health conditions, reassignment of staff, updated clinical FAQs, point of care testing.

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Core Brief 30 March 2020 (Daily update, 2pm)

Guidance on PPE, mental health assessment units, accelerated recruitment portal for emergency registrants, British sign language interpreters, immigration provisions.

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Core Brief 27 march 2020 (Daily update, 4.05pm)

COVID-19 FAQs update, uniforms, message from Jane Grant, Chief Executive and Dorothy McErlean, Employee Director, Office 365 Teams is coming.

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Core Brief 27 March 2020 (Daily update, 9am)

This issue provides a personal message from Jennifer Armstrong, Medical Director.

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Core Brief 27 March 2020 (Chairman, 9am)

This issue brings you a personal message from Professor John Brown CBE, Chairman.