NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCGs - EPRR Bulletin

NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCGs

EPRR Bulletin

Welcome to the new 'Resilience Bulletin'  

As many of you know, Grant and I (Hannah) have recently taken on the role of Principal Resilience Officer for  based at Norfolk County Council.  We have been out to meet some of you and look forward to meeting more of you over the coming months.  Through this resilience bulletin, we will;

  • Update you on any upcoming training opportunities and events
  • Provide you with general information around all things resilience and emergency preparedness
  • Share with you our key learning and any updates from working across Norfolk's health sector.

If you have any queries, questions or information to share in the bulletin please get in touch via our joint email address: prohealth@norfolk.gov.uk  


Dates for the diary

In the run up to Christmas we have the following training opportunities for you:

PHE MOU Workshop - exercise to test the PHE MOU and in particular the flowcharts to assist in response to particular incidents / outbreaks

  • When: 03 December - 1000-1300
  • Where: NHSE East - Fulbourn Cambridge

Exercise Medusa - Mass casualties exercise

  • When: 21 December - all day event
  • Where: NNUH, Bob Champion Building

For more information and to book a place on the above events please get in touch via prohealth@norfolk.gov.uk .

What do we have planned?

Moving forward we are looking to develop:

  • a solid understanding, across all CCGs, of how you can best prevent and prepare for Cyber attacks in your organisation
  • opportunities for Directors to share their learning and experiences of being on call to build resilience within the system and produce training materials for future staff on call

  • opportunities for Directors to engage with multi agency events, exercises and training to contribute to a resilient health system across the county.

Useful Resources

  • Operational Documents including on call rota and pack - click here.

  • Norfolk Resilience forum file store - click here.

  • Latest JESIP newsletter - click here

  • Care Provider Alliance resource - "Developing Contingency Plans for Adult Social Care Services" - click here

If you have any useful resources to include in our bulletin please get in touch.  

What have we been up to?

In the past month we have:

  • Met with colleagues across all 5 CCGs

  • Attended the EPRR practitioners workshop lead by NHSE

  • Attended a Silver level table top exercise testing the OPEL Framework under winter pressures

  • Observed the delivery of 'Director on call training' and 'Cyber resilience training' at various CCGs

  • Met with colleagues from the Local Resilience Forum  

Useful contacts

E: Prohealth@norfolk.gov.uk 

Grant 01603 638305 

Hannah 01603 638266

Resilience Team Duty Officer (Out of hours emergency only)