COVID-19: Support for patients and carers

Information about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects you and your care.

Accessing healthcare services post-COVID-19

While some services may still be affected by the impact of COVID-19, most have returned to normal and are available to you, if you need them. You should still:

  • seek urgent medical help if you think you have serious or life-threatening symptoms. Do this regardless of whether you think your symptoms are related to COVID-19 or not. (You can get help through your GP, NHS 111, 999 or your local A&E)
  • seek medical advice for any worrying symptoms, whether they are new or recurring
  • continue with any medical treatments you are having and attend any hospital or GP appointments as requested.

Mental health and COVID-19

Some of our existing mental health resources may be particularly relevant during the pandemic:

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