All Wales Guideline for the Management of Long COVID

Patients who have ongoing symptoms following an acute infection with COVID-19, have long COVID, or post COVID syndrome. Such patients can be divided into those who may have serious sequelae and those with a non-specific clinical picture, often dominated by fatigue and breathlessness.

The aim of this All Wales guideline is to outline a structured clinical assessment of a patients presenting with Long COVID, and includes the referral criteria for the multidisciplinary rehabilitation services to support people living with Long COVID, available in each healthbaord.

Tutorials

The Theories of Long COVID and Rehabilitation

The GP Consultation

Referral into Long COVID Rehabilitation Services in Wales

The NHS Wales COVID Recovery App

The Importance of Pacing in Long COVID

Sub-tutorials

Introducing SilverCloud Wales

Long COVID: What we know so far (coming soon)

The typical presentation of Long COVID (coming soon)

The initial consultation with a Child with suspected Long COVID (coming soon)

Supporting recovery in a Child with Long COVID (coming soon)

Heart rhythm issues in Long COVID (coming soon)

Guidelines

All Wales Guideline for the Management of Long COVID

Resources

NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19

This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19

Prevalence of ongoing symptoms following coronavirus (COVID-19) infection; ONS report

Estimates of the prevalence of self-reported “long COVID”, and the duration of ongoing symptoms following confirmed coronavirus infection, using UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey data to 6 March 2021

RedWhale Publication: Post-acute/long COVID-19

Useful information summary from the NICE guideline, BMJ review and BTS guidance.

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