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Messaging tool for NHS to support remote working during coronavirus outbreak

 

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Messaging tool for NHS to support remote working during coronavirus outbreak

A messaging and conferencing app will be available for free, for a limited period across the NHS, to counter the increased risks from face-to-face meetings associated with Covid-19.

Microsoft Teams provides secure instant messaging, direct audio and video calls between NHS colleagues and has virtual meeting capabilities.  It can support remote and mobile working between NHS colleagues, helping staff to work and deliver advice during the coronavirus outbreak. NHS Digital is making the service available to all NHSmail users. More....