HEE in combination with NHS England, NHS Improvement, local LDCs, LDNs and PHE are seeking expressions of interest from individuals to volunteer to train as Fit Testers for masks in NHS Dental Practices throughout Thames Valley, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight.
Testers could be dentists, DCPs or non-registrants such as receptionists or practice managers.
Testers would receive 1 full day training and any testing kits and material required.
It is planned that each tester would commit to providing at least 5 days of testing before the end of August (to be worked flexibly) at a regional centre. There is no payment for this role, other than excess mileage. Volunteers are expected to continue being paid by their practices.
Indemnity for fit testers, trained under this scheme, would be covered by NHSE/I employer’s public liability.
You will need to be available on 2nd or 16th July 2020 for training (In Oxford or Winchester/Southampton).
You should be able to travel independently to the nearest regional centre to carry out fit testing.
Shortlisting will be carried out to provide a good geographical spread across the region.
Expressions of interest should be sent to email@example.com by Sunday 28 June.
Please include your:
Practice Name and Address
No. of days per week you could provide testing