RESOURCES FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

SOME USEFUL WEBSITES...

https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/problems-disorders/sleeping-well

Patient information leaflet on sleep problems, not specifically to Covid but very good at going through potential causes, exacerbating factors and treatment options


https://www.gp-update.co.uk/SM4/Mutable/Uploads/pdf_file/Long-COVID-GEMS.pdf

Red whale update on Long Covid, useful like all Red Whale publications. Summarises the main points in an easily readable format. 


https://www.bmj.com/content/372/bmj.n136

BMJ summary of the NICE, SIGN and RCGP rapid guidelines


https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/

A lot of information for patients on some of the main long Covid symptoms and how to cope with them


https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng188/resources/covid19-rapid-guideline-managing-the-longterm-effects-of-covid19-pdf-66142028400325

35 pages 


https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=416

30 minute long Covid e-learning module from RCGP


https://www.fom.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/longCOVID_guidance_03_small.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1G6uubK_F4KYlM5VddkRX6V_GzOmTQwVjw5ifWw5OpaYz1e9ETlwdgc20

Guidance from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine with respect to returning patients to work and completing Med 3 forms 


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6088463/

Describes how to carry out the one minute sit to stand test as suggested by NICE, although NICE acknowledge it hasn’t been validated for Long Covid


https://www.doctors-in-distress.org.uk/events/longcovidprogramme2

Running 10 week support sessions for doctors with long Covid. They have a very useful page with links to organisations that are able to offer support to doctors who may be struggling with the psychological effects of Covid or other psychological issues.

 
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