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
Nice COVID-19 rapid guideline: severe asthma
Primary Care Respiratory Society pragmatic guidance for crisis management of asthma and COPD
Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) lower limb amputation prevention guidance
British Geriatrics Society guidance on managing the COVID-19 pandemic in care homes
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.
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