COVID-19 Resources

We will aim to keep this webpage updated with resources collated by our team. These will be of clinical, welfare and educational relevence. If you have information you feel would be relevant to this page, please do pass it to our patch team via the contact information on this site.

Clinical

NHS England advice and guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic for clinicians

The NHS 111 COVID-19 symptom checker - you may wish to use this with patients

The Red Whale GP Update COVID-19 guidance - this is regularly updated so if the link doesn't work, check back later! - updated 13/4/20

Medical guidance for the public from the NHS

How to get an isolation note - you don't need your GP!

A full and updated list of GOV.UK guidelines regarding COVID-19

The BMA COVID-19 hub - with clinical and contract information

Rapid diagnosis strategy of community-acquired pneumonia for clinicians

ENT examination - statement from Consultant of Infectious Diseases in Southampton - AVOID ENT EXAMINATION WHERE POSSIBLE

Guidance on self isolation and social distancing

Palliative care for patients dying from COVID-19 - advice from Dr Anna Wilkinson

Palliative care for patients dying from COVID-19 - RCGP guidelines

BMJ article with advice on managing COVID-19 cases remotely

Remote prescribing of contraception / access to abortion service

 

Welfare

A really helpful welfare guide from Red Whale with useful advice on how to manage your feelings and emotions during this understandably difficult time

A gentle and non-threatening leaflet to explain the current crisis to kids who may be afraid

Guidelines for pregnant clinicians re: patient facing activties  --UPDATED 26/03/2020

Your mental wellbeing during this crisis

Fourteen Fish community for health professionals

Wellbeing service for anyone in the NHS who is struggling

Practitioner Health Programme

 

Educational

HEE Coronavirus information for trainees - a regularly updated resource that you should keep a close eye on going forwards

HEE advice for all involved in Education. This will also be regularly updated - trainers this might be of value for you to keep a close eye on

HEE guidance on trainee rotations during the COVID-19 crisis - updated 16/03/20

Guidance for trainees on a Supported Return to Training - updated 18/03/20

GMC/ COPMED / Academy of Royal Colleges statement on exams for doctors in training - updated march 2020 (no specific date given on published article)

Ideas for trainees who are working from home / unable to undertake full clinical duties

Interim information for trainees from the RCGP - OUTDATED AS OF 15/4/20

Further Guidance from RCGP on WPBA - IMPORTANT - MUST READ - OUTDATED AS OF 15/4/20

RCGP Guidance for WPBA - LATEST MUST READ - ST1/2/3

Letter to all trainees from the head of school

IMPORTANT RCGP INFO RE AKT AND CSA DURING COVID