There is a lot of information about Coronavirus that is available from official sources. But here are some links that you may find useful:
For information about coronavirus, how to help control the virus, advice on staying safe and all the latest guidance click here: General information about Coronavirus
- Maintaining your mental health during Covid-19 restrictions
- Easy Read Stay at home: what to do if you or someone you share your home with has coronavirus symptoms
- Coronavirus - How to get a test
- Coronavirus - Stay at home Protect the NHS Save Lives
- Coronavirus - How to stay safe
- Coronavirus - New rules on staying alert and safe
- A short guide for people with severe mental illnesses on practical ways to protect and support physical health during this uncertain and unsettling time
- Stay at home advice and other NHS guidance
- Mental health advice to help you during Coronavirus
- General information about Coronavirus
For more information about getting NHS help when you need it during the coronavirus outbreak.
GOV.UK - for the latest updates on shielding guidance from Public Health England, as well as information on the Government support offer for those on the Shielded Patients List (SPL).
NHS.UK - provides patient-facing information on health services and medical conditions.
NHS Digital - for detailed information about the Shielded Patient List and the method that has been used for identifying people who may be clinically extremely vulnerable to Coronavirus.
NHS Volunteer Responders - the NHS is also providing further support to those at highest clinical risk via the GoodSam App and NHS Volunteer Responders. People who are shielding can request support from the NHS Volunteer Responders by calling 0808 196 3646 between 8am and 8pm. This service will not replace any local voluntary referral schemes already established but will complement these.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding at this challenging time.
Easy read resources – official publications from Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England and NHS Improvement
- Local Restriction Tiers
- Advice for people who are most likely to be very poorly if they get coronavirus
- Staying alert and safe
- PHE has also produced advice on education a childcare here and easy read advice about Covid-19 here.
- NHS England and NHS Improvement sent an ‘at risk’ letter to the group of people whose physical health conditions mean they are at the greatest risk from coronavirus. An easy read version of the letter can be found here
- NHS 111 guidance and video help for people with a learning disability or autism
- NHS England guidance on the restoration of community services
- Ask Listen Do – information and resources to make giving feedback, raising concerns and making complaints about education, health and social care easier for children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both, their families and carers