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Covid-19 - Advice from Professional and Patient Societies

There is both professional and patient guidance via the links below for the various conditions. You might also like to check our Useful Resources & Links webpage


Asthma UK 

Nice COVID-19 rapid guideline: severe asthma

Primary Care Respiratory Society pragmatic guidance for crisis management of asthma and COPD

British Lung Foundation


Breast Cancer Now

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group 


ABCD (Diabetes Care) Ltd

Diabetes UK

Primary Care Diabetes Society

Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) lower limb amputation prevention guidance


British Geriatrics Society guidance on managing the COVID-19 pandemic in care homes


British Heart Foundation 

Heart UK


Management of MSK Patients with Rheumatic Conditions and Corticosteroids - A collaborative document from RCGP, British Society of Rhematology, British Orthopaedic Ass, British Ass Spine Surgeons, Faculty of Pain Medicine, British Society of Physiotherapists, British Society of Skeletal Radiologists

Wessex LMCs: Steroid injections.. updated Guidance Dec 2020 - An update to the clinical guide for the management of patients with musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions who are already taking corticosteroids, or require initiation of oral/IV corticosteroids, or require a corticosteroid injection in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic has been published on the British Society of Rheumatology website.


Association of British Neurologists 

MS Society

Parkinson’s UK

Stroke Association



Royal College of Nursing Covid-19 FAQs

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) Covid-19 Information & resources for community nurses and allied health professionals.

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists information on COVID-19 and pregnancy

Resuscitation Council UK on COVID-19 in relation to CPR and resuscitation in first aid and community settings

Royal College of General Practitioners COVID-19 resource hub


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