Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our latest* guidance and support for the public sector in response to COVID-19

*Content on this page is being updated regularly with the latest guidance and readily available resources on how Skills for Health, as the Sector Skills Council for Health, can support you and your workforce during this challenging time.

If you are a clinician, please first see specific coronavirus advice from the NHS here.

If you are a member of the public looking for health advice on coronavirus, please go to the NHS website.

And if you are looking for the latest advice about the government response to the outbreak and travel information, please go to the gov.uk website.

Skills for Health response to COVID-19 update

Find out more about our updated ways of working in response to COVID-19 - our commitment to maintaining and providing the continuity of our services, supporting your organisation to secure a sustainable workforce, whilst putting yours and our people first, during these unprecedented times.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness​ course

Access this free, online learning resource, developed by Skills for Health to support those working in the public sector, particularly key workers, to learn about COVID-19.

This regularly updated guidance will ensure your workforce is well prepared to recognise and prevent the spread of the virus over the coming weeks and months, allowing for continuity of your best possible service delivery during these unprecedented times.

(includes Statutory/Mandatory elearning training, aligned to the UK’s Core Skills Training Framework, including Infection Prevention and Control)

COVID-19: ‘Putting our people & patients first’

A message from our Chief Executive, John Rogers, in response to COVID-19.