All Wales Guideline on the Management of COVID-19 in the Community Toolkit

The aim of this programme is to support pre-hospital teams to triage, assess, test and manage patients in the community, ensure they are equipped with specific, easily accessible safety netting advice.

Check out the TV show, guideline and tutorials on the management of patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 in the community, before taking the assessment to certify as 'COVID-ready'.


How to assess a patient over the phone

In-person assessment

Pulse oximetry

The Point-of-Care COVID Test

Palliative care and ethical framework

Likely other respiratory

Risk stratification; high, moderate and low risk

COVID Front door and non COVID Front door

Virtual ward


Interpreting COVID-19 Test Results

Face to face assessment of patients by paramedics

The use of pulse oximeters as an advanced safety net for patients with COVID-19 in the community

Practical demonstration of the LumiraDx testing device

TV Show: Findings from the PRINCIPLE Trial – Inhaled Budesonide

Pharmacological symptom control measures for palliative care in the community

Top tips for assessing respiratory status remotely

Practicalities of a Virtual Consultation

Meeting the needs of people with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Testing During Recovery

The mental health impact of COVID-19 on NHS staff

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccine programme

Addressing COVID-19 vaccine safety concerns


All Wales Guideline for the Management of patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 in the Community


COVID Ready in the Community Certificate

40-minute assessment

20 multiple choice questions

80% pass mark (16 out of 20)

Unlimited retakes

On successful completion, your certificate will appear under this tab

Undertake Assessment

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