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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Triage and Treatment

Covid antibody and antiviral treatments

A summary of currently available treatments, eligibility criteria and how to refer

Prescribing Testing, Trials and Research
Acute Covid-19 Primary Care Reference Guide

An updated synthesis of all relevant guidance for primary care

Testing, Trials and Research
Pulse oximetry

Guidelines for different groups, and exertional desaturation testing

Respiratory Conditions
Symptoms and Signs

Emerging evidence on symptoms and signs of Covid-19, and formal case definition from PHE

Testing, Trials and Research
Vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT)

Signs, symptoms, when to refer and when to investigate in primary care

Symptom Management Vaccinations
Reinfection

When to suspect SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and how to investigate suspected cases

Testing, Trials and Research
Asthma – managing exacerbations

Rescue packs, distinguishing asthma from Covid-19 and use of inhaled and oral steroids

Respiratory Conditions
The Clinical Frailty Scale

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

Socially Vulnerable Groups
NSAIDs and Covid-19

NSAIDs reduce acute symptoms (such as fever). Further evidence is needed regarding effect on long term Covid outcomes

Prescribing Symptom Management