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The unseen NHS front line battling COVID-19

When you think of the front line in the fight against COVID-19 you will naturally picture doctors, nurses, care workers and ambulance staff. But there’s an unseen front line who back them up with everything from NHS 111 calls about COVID-19, to help with PPE and equipment.

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New system launched for healthcare students

On Wednesday 1 July 2020 a new online application system for healthcare students was launched by the NHS Business Services Authority Student Services team, receiving over 33,000 applications on the day.

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NHS Business Services Authority Celebrates Pride Inside

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is celebrating Pride Inside which is currently taking place online and runs until 10 July this year, with a series of virtual events with staff.

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European Health Insurance Card - information update

The EHIC scheme gives you access to medically necessary state-provided healthcare in EU countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland at a reduced cost, or sometimes for free.

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NHS Business Authority (NHSBSA) at Dynamo 20: Collaborating for success

NHSBSA’s Digital and Technology teams were invited to present at Dynamo’s annual conference, showcasing the tech sector in the North East.

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Over 1.5 million NHS employees are now accessing their payslips via ESR

This is an important milestone in our collective efforts to reduce paper and enable NHS employees to have access to their payslip before pay day.

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10,000 people text to save a life

A new text messaging service has been developed asking people who beat COVID-19 to register to donate convalescent plasma.

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Join the Virtual Frontline as a Clinical Contact Caseworker

NHS Jobs is supporting NHS Professionals' 'Join the Virtual Frontline' campaign to recruit Clinical Contact Caseworkers, to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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People: Stepping up in our time of need [NE Times feature]

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) provides a range of support services to staff and users of the NHS, and so maintaining ‘business as usual’ during these unprecedented times has been crucial. But, as Alison Cowie found out when she talked to CEO Michael Brodie two weeks after the lockdown was announced, the organisation that has hitherto been characterised for its efficient and technologically savvy silent running has been finding its voice – with major reverberations for NHS trusts, frontline workers, patients, the Government and the public
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Updated guidance on using EPS in remote consultations

Updated guidance on the use of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in remote consultations has now been published by NHS Digital and shared with GP practices and other care settings that use EPS.