Long COVID assessment services launched

Last week, we announced 69 Long COVID assessment services, located across the country, and taking referrals from GPs for people experiencing a range of debilitating, enduring symptoms of coronavirus. These services bring together doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to offer both physical and psychological assessments. 

Each region has an identified lead for post COVID services, details of which are available on the Primary Care FutureNHS site, along with information on how local teams or post COVID assessment services can refer patients to the Your COVID Recovery online platform. Please contact your regional lead for further information on long COVID services and patient pathways in your area.

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has also issued official guidance on best practice for recognising, investigating and rehabilitating patients with long COVID