HR Updates and FAQs

Page last updated: 30 July 2021

No change to Covid restrictions for health and care settings post 19 July

England’s Chief Nurse Ruth May has reminded the public that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules after national restrictions were eased on Monday 19 July.

At LYPFT we are keeping our infection control measures in place for anyone coming into our buildings. This includes:

  • People with Covid-19 symptoms must re-arrange their visit or appointment
  • Everyone wears a mask or face covering
  • Everyone washes hands regularly
  • Everyone keeps a safe distance of 2 metres apart
  • Visits are strictly by booking only and are limited to one close family contact or somebody important to the patient
  • Visitors must take a Covid-19 lateral flow test on the day of their visit
  • Outpatients are encouraged to take a Covid-19 lateral flow test on the day of their visit.

The risks from Covid-19 are still very much with us. It is possible that any one of us may be carrying the virus, even those of us who have been vaccinated. You may not have any Covid-19 symptoms, but you could still pass it on. This may leave vulnerable service users and staff exposed to the risk of infection. Other infections, such as flu, are on the rise which can make our vulnerable service users very ill.

We have updated the visitors page with this information on our website here.

HR Advice Line support

Your HR Team are available to provide support 7 days a week, Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, with an on-call service available Weekends and Bank Holidays 8am-5pm.

To contact a member of the HR team, please call us on 0113 85 59900, and select option 5 and you will be put through to the HR Advice Line. You can also contact us via

Should you need an urgent response, please use the phone number in the automated email response to call the HR Manager on duty.

We will aim to respond to all email queries received during our current normal working hours (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm).

Latest guidance

Travelling abroad (updated 22 June 2021)
Arrangements for staff that have to quarantine or self-isolate following travel to a country on the Red, Amber or Green List

With effect from 17 May 2021 the rules individuals must follow to enter England will vary depending on whether the country being travelled from is on the red, amber or green list. Countries and territories can be moved between lists if conditions change.

Please read our Arrangements for staff that have to Quarantine/Self Isolate following Travel to a  Country on the Red, Amber or Green List.