Summaries

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UKHSA management of staff exposure to COVID-19

2022-01-21T09:38:00+00:00By UK Health Security Agency

This summary provides guidance on the management of staff according to COVID-19 exposures, symptoms, and test results

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UKHSA IPC for seasonal respiratory infections guideline

2022-01-18T09:45:00+00:00By UK Health Security Agency, DHSC, Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency Northern Ireland, NHS National Services Scotland, NHS England

Covering the infection prevention and control principles required to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses for winter 2021–2022

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UKHSA COVID-19 vaccination guidance

2022-01-05T08:30:00+00:00By UK Health Security Agency

A concise summary of guidance for healthcare professionals about the COVID-19 vaccination programme

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NICE managing COVID-19 guideline

2021-12-21T09:16:00+00:00By

Summary of NICE guidance on the management of COVID-19 in children, young people, and adults in primary care settings

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NICE ‘long COVID’ guideline

2021-11-12T16:56:00+00:00By , , Royal College of General Practitioners

Recommendations for identifying and managing ‘long-COVID’ in primary care

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PHE maintaining immunisation programmes during COVID-19

2021-06-11T11:16:00+01:00By PHE and NHS England

A brief summary providing the key points for primary care on maintaining immunisation programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic

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PHE inadvertent vaccination in pregnancy guideline

2021-06-07T09:19:00+01:00By

This concise and useful summary covers monitoring of women vaccinated in pregnancy or shortly before conception

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COVID-19 rapid guideline on dermatological conditions

2021-04-13T13:49:00+01:00By

The purpose of this Guidelines summary is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have dermatological conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 guideline on rheumatological autoimmune, inflammatory, and metabolic bone disorders

2021-04-09T15:27:00+01:00By

This guideline aims to maximise the safety of children and adults with rheumatological autoimmune, inflammatory, and metabolic bone disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic

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UKHSA SARS-CoV-2 reinfection guideline

2021-03-23T14:49:00+00:00By UK Health Security Agency

A concise summary of guidance on when to suspect SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and how to investigate and manage it in primary care

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NHS video consulting guideline

2020-09-03T16:52:00+01:00By NHS England

This Guidelines summary covers guidance for safe video consulting in general practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

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PCWHF HRT provision during COVID-19 guidance

2020-07-03T11:40:00+01:00By

This summary is intended to aid primary healthcare practitioners in initiating, reviewing, and prescribing hormone replacement therapy for women during COVID-19.

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NHS guidance on NSAIDs in COVID-19

2020-06-26T12:57:00+01:00By NHS England

This summary sets out the clinical policy for the acute use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in people with or at risk of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 rapid guideline on COPD

2020-04-17T17:02:00+01:00By

The purpose of this summary is to maximise the safety of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to make the best use of NHS resources. For more detailed information, please refer to the full guideline.

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COVID-19 rapid guideline on severe asthma

2020-04-17T13:39:00+01:00By

The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of adults and children with severe asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

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COVID-19: video consultations—information for general practices

2020-04-07T15:14:00+01:00By

COVID-19 creates an unprecedented situation. Many GP practices are considering introducing video consultations as a matter of urgency to reduce risk of contagion.