Saturday, 29 February 2020

COVID-19 Update

In just one month so much has happened and it's a challenge to keep up to speed.  I've been writing a regular blog in my position as Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow so I'm going to defer you to these and then below itemise some of the the most useful resources for us in our day to day jobs.  The clear messages from the Government right now are correct hand washing hygiene and etiquette around coughing and sneezing.

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here are a few key or interesting resources for COVID-19 - but not an exhaustive list!

  • PHE & DHSC COVID-19: guidance for health professionals  This includes guidance for primary care and travel advice.
  • Public Health Matters Q&A webpage.  Coronavirus – what you need to know here
  • NHS page designed to help clinicians- doctors, nurses, dentists, opticians and other healthcare colleagues – deal with coronavirus (COVID-19) here
  • WHO collection of resources here 
  • WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports here
  • CDC collection of resources here 
  • Very interesting series of presentations - Royal College of Physicians COVID-19: An expert update for doctors on 12th February here 
  • NHS Overview Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the public here
  • NHS resource: How to wash your hands here 
  • PHE Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources here

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