HCS reports relating to the COVID-19 pandemic (FOI)
HCS reports relating to the COVID-19 pandemic (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 29 July 2021.
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I write with reference to the Chief Executive and Director General of Health's Response to the C&AG's Covid-19 Management of Healthcare Response Review:
Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Executive Response
It says: "The Covid-19 Hospital Bronze group undertook a reflective session on 4 August 2020. The output with lessons learnt from this session were presented to the HCS Senior Leadership Team in September 2020.
The Covid-19 Community Bronze Cell also undertook a session with their members and stakeholders as to their reflections in August 2020."
Please provide the documented outputs from the 4 August session, which were presented to HCS Senior Leadership Team in September 2020, as well as the documented outputs from the August 2020 reflective session involving the Covid-19 Community Bronze Cell mentioned above.
The response also says: "...as part of COVID-19 planning for a second surge, a tabletop exercise was undertaken on 2 December 2020 with operational and clinical managers within HCS to test our resilience and performance in the management of a Covid-19 surge. A reflective report was produced in December 2020 which included learning. This was presented to the HCS Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Group on 15 February 2021."
Please provide this report.
Please see attached the presentation as provided to the HCS Senior Leadership Team in October 2020.
COVID-19 Response Team
Please see attached the reflective report, produced in December 2020, and presented to the HCS Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Group.
COVID-19 Evaluation Report
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