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Potential Corona Virus Pandemic – Resources

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is advising against all travel to Hubei Province, where the outbreak started, and all but essential travel to the rest of mainland China.

It also advises British nationals in China to leave, more here

The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development has produced a fact sheet, which sets out how employers should respond to the threat from coronavirus. To download it, click here.

The official guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care, and Public Health England, is here.

This covers the situation in the UK, provides information about the virus and outlines the action the Government is taking to prevent its spread.

The NHS has a concise guide to coronavirus setting out how it is spread, how to avoid catching it, symptoms, treatment and what to do if you think you or any of your employees might be infected. Details here.

The World Health Organisation has more detailed information including videos on best practice and posters to download to inform your workforce. There’s also a useful myth-buster section and advice on when face masks are appropriate. Click here.