Coronavirus - guidance and patient information
General information from the NHS and other agencies:
Health Education England - a wealth of information and resources about Coronavirus
Public Health England's guidance for shielding and protecting clinically vulnerable people from Covid-19 - updated 4th November
Guidance for those under 25 who provide care for someone
Children and babies
Advice for parents/carers of babies less than three months old during coronavirus
Advice for parents/carers during coronavirus
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust fact sheet to help explain to children
Recovering from Covid-19
Providing a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. It includes information on areas including mental health and wellbeing, to physical strength and returning to work. The site offers general advice on recovery, returning to work and information for families and carers of post-Covid 19 patients.
This website from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals also provides recovering Covid patients with information to support them during their recovery.
It provides information and advice including; coping with breathlessness, mouthcare and how to eat well as you recover. There is also advice for physical activity and help when you’re feeling down.
Thanks to Lancashire Teaching Hospitals for sharing it with us.
Coronavirus patient screening - for patients admitted to our hospital. The leaflet explains why we'll test you and what will happen.
Post Covid advice. Information for people who have been diagnosed with, or are suspected to have had Covid.
Patients with cancer – see our dedicated pages
Easy Read leaflets and information. Click on each line to read it
If you're referred to hospital or other NHS premises for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests by a doctor, dentist or another primary care health professional, you may be able to claim a refund of reasonable travel costs under the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS). Read more here.