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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Socially Vulnerable Groups

Vaccinating the severely mentally ill

GPs are encouraged to apply a flexible approach to defining SMI

Mental Health Vaccinations
Learning Disability: Easy read guides for patients, face mask exemption cards, and resources for carers

Resources specifically designed to support people with learning difficulties during the pandemic

Mental Health
Wellbeing resources and support for students

Online, phone and email support to help students navigate the challenges of the Covid pandemic

Mental Health
QCovid Risk Calculator

Additional people are now being added to the Shielded Patient List using the QCovid risk calculator

Diabetes Mental Health Other conditions Staff Support Testing, Trials and Research
Domestic Abuse

Household isolation instructions do not apply for patients escaping domestic abuse

Isolation and Social Distancing Mental Health Women's Health
Loneliness in older people during the pandemic

Telephone befriending is available for people age 60 and over

Alcohol dependence – harm reduction in homeless populations

Simple guidance on determining baseline alcohol intake and brief guidance on safe reduction

Mental Health
Opioid dependence – management in homeless populations

Guidance on symptomatic relief of opiate withdrawal

Mental Health
The Clinical Frailty Scale

NICE outlines the importance of the CFS in the context of the Covid outbreak

Triage and Treatment
Homelessness

Venues are being sourced to cohort Covid positive and Covid negative people safely

NHS Volunteer Responders

NHS Volunteer Responders have been mobilised to help support vulnerable individuals who are self-isolating

Isolation and Social Distancing