• CIPHA COVID-19 response has been commissioned by the Cheshire and Mersey Out of Hospital Cell (chaired by Joe Rafferty), and Acute Response Cell (chaired by Ann Marr)
  • Under the proposed scheme funding will sit with NHSX, who will pay the setup costs and first year of operation. It includes some programme costs but not all local commitments that may have a cost element
  • Provide intelligence to support COVID response
  • Shared COVID data facility including Test Track Trace and Contain
  • Continued resilience; smart-release from lock-down including identifying hotspots
  • Support for long-term recovery – identifying regional capacity and mutual aid linking NHS, Social Care and Care Homes