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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Children and Young People

Evidence on Covid in children

An updated summary on infection rates, common presentations and transmission

Testing, Trials and Research
Management and guidance for febrile children

How to approach possible Covid-19 infection in children and guidance on school attendance

Testing, Trials and Research Triage and Treatment
Tonsillar examination

The RCPCH continues to recommend that children’s throats should only be examined if essential

Infection Control
Covid vaccinations in children

Evidence and guidance for Covid vaccinations in children

Testing, Trials and Research Vaccinations
Wellbeing resources for children

Digital resources specifically designed to support primary school aged children during the pandemic

Mental Health
New onset diabetes

Covid-19 can trigger new-onset diabetes in previously healthy people

Diabetes Post-viral recovery Testing, Trials and Research
Clinical trial looking to enrol children and young people

University of Oxford study measuring antibody levels in children age 0-19 across the UK

Testing, Trials and Research
Breastfeeding

The risks and benefits of feeding choices for women who may be infected with Covid-19

Women's Health
Risks of Covid-19 in pregnancy

Guidance has been updated as evidence emerges

Women's Health
Communicating with children about Covid-19

A guide for key worker parents and carers when talking to children

Staff Support
11 primary care pathways for remotely assessing children

Developed with paediatricians specifically for remote assessment and safety netting

Wellbeing resource packs for parents in multiple languages

Translations of high quality advice and resources compiled by child psychologists in one place

Mental Health
Parenting advice for families under pressure

Resources for parents on managing challenging behaviours and negative emotions

Mental Health
Activities to do at home to support young people’s mental health

Resources developed by CAMHS experts for different age groups

Mental Health
ADHD medications during the COVID-19 outbreak

Expert guidance encourages flexibility around monitoring to enable continued access to ADHD medications

Mental Health Prescribing