LINKS – PATIENT INFO CORONAVIRUS

 

General NHS advice

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Guidance on “Shielding” for people in high risk category

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

Pituitary/ adrenal insufficiency (including steroid sick day rules)

https://www.endocrinology.org/news/item/14050/Coronavirus-advice-statement-for-patients-with-adrenal%2fpituitary-insufficiency

 

Underlying lung disease (British Lung Foundation)

https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/coronavirus

 

People with Asthma

https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

People with Diabetes.

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus?amp

Sick day rules T1 diabetes

https://trend-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/A5_T1Illness_TREND_FINAL.pdf

Sick day rules T2 diabetes

https://trend-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/A5_T2Illness_TREND_FINAL.pdf

People affected by Stroke

https://www.stroke.org.uk/news/coronavirus-information-people-affected-stroke

 

Pregnant women

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/covid-19-virus-infection-and-pregnancy/

 

Children/young people T1 diabetes

https://jdrf.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-people-living-with-type-1-diabetes/

 

People with Heart/circulatory disease

https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/heart-matters-magazine/news/coronavirus-and-your-health

 

Older people

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/coronavirus/#

 

Young people with anxiety

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/

Guidance for parents and carers supporting children and young people

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak?fbclid=IwAR0sLDkXWES7lNQ7BUDpYdo4wms5PFtsQYw2Rjzv4SdPnMsjoTjYr_rKbts

 

Adults with anxiety

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

People with Rheumatoid Arrhritis

https://www.nras.org.uk/coronavirus

People with any kind of arthritis

https://www.versusarthritis.org/news/2020/march/coronavirus-covid-19-what-is-it-and-where-to-go-for-information/

People with cancer

https://breastcancernow.org/about-us/media/statements/advice-coronavirus-people-cancer

Children and Young People with Cancer

https://www.cclg.org.uk/Coronavirus-advice

People with inflammatory bowel disease

https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/news/updated-wuhan-novel-coronavirus-advice

People with Parkinson’s disease

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/news/understanding-coronavirus-and-parkinsons

People with Multiple Sclerosis

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/about-ms/treatments-and-therapies/disease-modifying-therapies/covid-19-coronavirus-and-ms

People with Motor Neurone Disease

https://www.mndassociation.org/mnd-and-coronavirus/

People with liver disease and liver transplant

https://britishlivertrust.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-health-advice-for-people-with-liver-disease-and-liver-transplant-patients/

People with kidney disease including dialysis

https://www.kidneycareuk.org/news-and-campaigns/coronavirus-advice/

People with epilepsy

https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/news/epilepsy-and-coronavirus-09-03-2020#.XnD_g8CnyEc

People living with HIV

https://www.tht.org.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.nat.org.uk/coronavirus-hiv

People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

https://www.meassociation.org.uk/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-government-advice-and-what-it-means-for-people-with-me-cfs-17-march-2020/

People with autism

https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus.aspx

Information for carers

https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19