Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members
See all the latest COVID-19 news and updates
Information from Thompsons Solicitors for POA members that have contracted COVID -19
Watch Ged Stilliard from Thompsons Solictors talk about COVID-19 personal injury claims
PR 231: WORKING IN UK PRISONS AND SECURE HOSPITALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
In May 2021 Amina Memon and Nicholas Hardwick, from the Centre for the Study of Emotion and Law, at the Royal Holloway University of London produced their report into “WORKING IN UK PRISONS AND SECURE HOSPITALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC”.
SCOTLAND: RE STAFF COVID TESTING
As you will be aware staff testing has been rolled out across the whole estate and available in each prison for those who wish to volunteer to be tested.
CIRC 045: POST COVID SYNDROME SUPPORT (LONG COVID)
HMPPS are offering new services for those who are suffering Long Covid 19, please see attached and below.
CIRC 040: TUC LONG COVID SURVEY
The TUC has launched an online survey for workers who are experiencing or have experienced Long Covid. We want to better understand their experiences at work and what additional workplace support they may need.
CIRC 029: REVISED GUIDANCE FOR COVID RELATED ABSENCES
Enclosed for your information is the latest guidance from HMPPS that clarifies the procedures to be taken when dealing with staff absences due to Covid 19 and the effects of Long Covid.
ITV News - The jail outbreak putting England's smallest county top of Covid infection chart. Watch the interview with Geoff Willets
Watch the interview with Geoff Willets on ITV News, talk about the prison outbreak putting England's smallest county top of Covid infection chart
LABOUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENT BOOKLET ON ‘WORKING SAFELY WITH COVID-19’
The Labour Research Department have produced a Booklet on ‘Working Safely with Covid-19. The coronavirus pandemic has presented significant new health and safety challenges for workers and their trade unions.
Watch Mark Fairhurst on BBC North West Today: COVID 19 in Prisons
Watch Mark Fairhurst interviewed on BBC North West Today talking about COVID 19 outbreaks in Prisons