Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

We’re here for you with the latest COVID-19 updates and top tips on staying well during the pandemic. We’ve got advice on COVID-19 symptoms, getting tested for the virus and how COVID-19 interacts with other conditions. But looking after yourself during this time isn’t just about your physical health, it’s also about your mental wellbeing. So, we’ve pulled together some ways to keep yourself active and your mood boosted throughout the pandemic. Our clinicians are here to support you through the COVID-19 pandemic with the expert advice you need when you need it.   

We’re here for you with the latest COVID-19 updates and top tips on staying well during the pandemic. We’ve got advice on COVID-19 symptoms, getting tested for the virus and how COVID-19 interacts with other conditions. But looking after yourself during this time isn’t just about your physical health, it’s also about your mental wellbeing. So, we’ve pulled together some ways to keep yourself active and your mood boosted throughout the pandemic. Our clinicians are here to support you through the COVID-19 pandemic with the expert advice you need when you need it.   

Your questions about COVID-19

Listen to Dr Shabina Siddiqi answer some popular questions about COVID-19

COVID-19 health advice

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    People wearing facemasks

    COVID-19 NHS guidance

    The latest guidance on symptoms, when and how to self-isolate. Read more

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    Blood pressure machine

    COVID-19 and high blood pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, you might be worried you're more at risk from COVID-19. Read more

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    People with masks on

    Who is high risk for COVID-19?

    There are a variety of groups classed as 'high risk' for COVID-19. Some of whom would have been advised to shield. Read more

  • Man in mask with fever
    Man in mask with fever

    COVID symptoms timeline

    When are people are most contagious and how long people can expect symptoms to typically last? Read more.  

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    Person coughing

    Long COVID

    Long COVID, also known as post-COVID syndrome, is a term used to describe COVID-19 symptoms that persist for several weeks or months. Read more

  • Man with receding hair line
    Man with receding hair line

    Does COVID-19 cause hair loss?

    There have been reports of people's hair falling out after having COVID-19. But what's the reason behind this? Read more. 

Advice on staying safe and keeping well

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    Couple in bed with masks on

    Valentine's in lockdown

    Whatever your situation this Valentine's we're here with some tips for making the most of it. Read more

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    COVID testing

    COVID-19 tests and guidance

    Tests and local restrictions are 2 of the biggest themes of the pandemic. Read more. 

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    Facemask

    Face masks and face coverings

    Do you know the difference between face masks, face coverings and visors? Do you know where you can get them? Read more. 

  • Lady doing yoga
    Lady doing yoga

    Coping with stress in a pandemic

    With constant bad news, changes to the way we work and socialise, living through a pandemic can be stressful. Read more. 

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    Woman doing warrior 3 in yoga

    Looking after your mental health in lockdown

    We’ve put together some tips to help you manage your mental health throughout the lockdown. Read more

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    Desk in home office

    Maintaining a routine in lockdown

    Working from home during lockdown isn’t easy. You might struggle to get organised and motivated, or end up working until 10pm. Read more

Service updates and changes

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    Contraceptive pill

    How to get the contraceptive pill in lockdown

    With lots of GP surgeries and sexual health services adjusting how they work during the pandemic, getting your pill might be different. Read more

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    Morning after pill

    Getting emergency contraception during a pandemic

    You can get the morning after pill from online services like Online Doctor, pharmacies and sexual health clinics. But how has this changed during COVID-19? Read more. 

  • People wearing facemasks
    People wearing facemasks

    Changes to our service

    During the pandemic we've had to change the way we work and the services we offer. Keep up to date with the latest news. Read more

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