Are you a COVID-19 Survivor?

Although the majority of people recover from COVID-19 without any long-lasting effects, many people have a longer road to recovery. The NHS is offering help to people who may have 'long-COVID.'

 

Find out more about how to get support for yourself, family members and carers on the Post COVID hub or on the NHS COVID Recovery website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below is a list of resources which may also help in your COVID-19 recovery:


1.    For general information and self-management advice for those recovering from COVID, we recommend the websites:
https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/  

Coronavirus and COVID-19 | Asthma + Lung UK (blf.org.uk) 


2.    For fatigue management please see:

https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/managing-the-effects/effects-on-your-body/fatigue/  

https://www.rcot.co.uk/recovering-covid-19-post-viral-fatigue-and-conserving-energy 


3.    For breathing techniques for COVID recovery:

https://www.physiotherapyforbpd.org.uk/


4.    For sleep difficulty and sleep hygiene advice we recommend the website: https://thesleepcharity.org.uk/information-support/adults/ 


5.    Anosmia advice and support:

COVID-19 (for patients) | ENT UK

 https://www.fifthsense.org.uk/


6.    Feeling anxious, low in mood and having difficulty sleeping is very common when recovering from COVID-19, the mind charity website has some excellent information: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/


7.    For psychological support, please know that you can refer yourself directly without a referral to the NHS psychological therapies service (IAPT) at this website:

Mental health - NHS (www.nhs.uk) 
Services include talking therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling, other therapies, and guided self-help and help for common mental health problems, like anxiety and depression.

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