DH points the way for EPRR with establishment of Local Health Resilience Partnerships

On 2 August, 2012 the Department of Health and the NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) published further information on implementing the arrangements for emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR), including the establishment of local health resilience partnerships (LHRP) while maintaining current resilience arrangements.

Specific advice and instruction to SHA Cluster chief executives, NHS CBA regional directors, and PCT Cluster chief executiveswas provided by letter and supporting information and can be accessed as  follows:

the letter

LHRP co-chair job description

LHRP NHS co-chair competencies

The issue of this information follows the publication of the LHRP resource pack in July 2012.