Contractor guidance on COVID-19

Published on: 19th March 2020 | Updated on: 10th June 2022

This page contains links to key guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic for use by pharmacy contractors and their teams.

Page last updated: 19th December 2021

Guidance for healthcare professionals

The key guidance for health professionals is available on the GOV.UK website and the NHSE&I website:

COVID-19: guidance for health professionals (GOV.UK)

NHSE&I Coronavirus Primary Care webpage

Recommendations for primary and community health care providers in England

NHSE&I updates

NHSE&I community pharmacy specific COVID-19 guidance

NHSE&I’s Primary Care bulletin  also includes regular updates on COVID-19.

Other useful guidance

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) hub page on COVID-19

Information Commissioner’s Office: Data protection and coronavirus

General Pharmaceutical Council information and guidance on COVID-19

Educational resources

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH)
A free to access e-learning programme on the COVID-19 pandemic is available for the UK health and care workforce on e-LfH. The programme includes key materials to help the healthcare professionals respond to Coronavirus. For more information about the programme, visit

CPPE COVID-19 gateway page
The COVID-19 gateway page from CPPE contains the latest COVID-19 resources, including links to the key web pages that will help pharmacy professionals keep up to date during the pandemic.

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