Useful Links & COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 RESOURCES

We will aim to keep this webpage updated with resources collated by our team. These will be of clinical, welfare and educational relevance. If you have information you feel would be relevant to this page, please do pass it to our patch team via mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk 

 

Health Education Wessex Covid-19 information including how to self-refer to Wessex Professional Support Unit

NHS Coronavirus guidance for trainees

NHS Employers website and Covid-19 Guidance

Wessex LMCs website, latest news and updates

RCGP Learning Covid Resource Hub

 

COVID-19 CLINICAL RESOURCES

Coronavirus guidance for clinicians and NHS Managers

The NHS 111 COVID-19 symptom checker - you may wish to use this with patients

The Red Whale GP update COVID-19 guidance - this is regularly updated so if the link doesn't work, check back later!

Medical guidance for the public from the NHS

How to get an isolation note - you don't need your GP

A full and updated list of GOV.UK guidelines regarding COVID-19

The BMA COVID-19 hub - with clinical and contract information

Rapid diagnosis strategy of community acquired pneumonia for clinicians

ENT examination - statement from Consultant of Infectious Diseases in Southampton - AVOID ENT EXAMINATIONS WHERE POSSIBLE

Guidance on self-isolation and social distancing

Palliative care for patients dying from COVID-19 - advice from Dr Anna Wilkinson

FSRH revised Contraceptive guidance during COVID-19

FourteenFish Covid-19 Community for Health Care Professionals

MDU guidance and advice including changes to death certification process during Covid-19

Managing Clinical Groups During the Coronavirus Pandemic (KISS)

End of Life Care Drug Guidance for use in the Covid-19 crisis

BMJ website Coronavirus guidance - includes infographics on remote consultations and other resources 

Free telephone and video consultation resources

Should the Roth score be used in the remote assessment of patients with possible Covid-19? Answer: NO - CEBM guidance

NHS Employers Covid-19 Free E-learning resources

HEE guidance for trainees redeployment to Nightingale Hospitals 

 

COVID-19 WELFARE RESOURCES

A really helpful welfare guide from Red Whale with useful advice on how to manage your feelings and emotions during this understandably difficult time

A gentle and non-threatening leaflet to explain the current crisis to children who may be afraid

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists News - latest update for pregnant women working in the NHS

Things you can and can't control 

Headspace app for wellbeing and mindfulness - currently free for NHS staff

Learners' Mental Health Guide - HEE Leaflet

Supervisor Mental Health Guide - HEE Leaflet

NHS Employers National discounts for NHS workers

Wessex LMCs podcasts including The calm before the storm, coping with uncertainty and dread

 

COVID-19 EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

​​​​​ HEE Coronavirus information for trainees - a regularly updated resource to keep an eye on

HEE advice for all involved in Education - this will also be updated regularly - Trainers this might be of value for you to keep an eye on

HEE guidance on trainees rotations during the COVID-19 crisis - letter dated 16/3/2020

Guidance for trainees on a Supported Return to Training - letter 18/3/2020

GMC/COPMED/Academy of Royal Colleges statement on exams for doctors in training updated 19/03/2020

Ideas for trainees who are working from home or unable to undertake full clinical duties

Letter to all Trainees from Prof Wendy Reid dated 25 March 2020

MRCGP exam overview, full set of FAQs and updates

Red Whale free GP CPD online access for all GPs for 3 months - see letter of support for instructions

Red Whale Free access to COVID-19 updates through COVID-19 Pearls

Red Whale Free webinar on Remote Consulting

MRCGP WPBA & ARCP guidance during Covid-19 ​​​​​​​

SuppoRTT HEE webinars:

Access previously recorded webinars here  ​​​​​​​

Access upcoming webinars here ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

E-LEARNING FOR HEALTH REMOTE CONSULTATION RESOURCES

Quick telephone consultation tips ​​​​​​​

Video consulting ​​​​​​​

Top tips for video consultations for beginners ​​​​​​​

Video consultation information for GPs ​​​​​​​

Covid-19 remote consultations ​​​​​​​

Handbook for remote consultations Edition 1 ​​​​​​​

Remote Total Triage Model - General Practice ​​​​​​​

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

Health Education Wessex  http://www.wessexdeanery.nhs.uk/gp__primary_care/general_practice.aspx

Wessex GP Educational Trust   https://www.wgpet.co.uk/

Wessex Faculty Royal College of General Practitioners   http://www.rcgp.org.uk/rcgp-near-you/faculties/south-west-england-region/wessex-faculty.aspx

Bradford VTS Website -  resources for trainees and trainers   http://www.bradfordvts.co.uk

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges  Academy of Royal Medical College

The webpage acts as signposting service and includes useful links to resources for doctors who are experiencing difficulties.

 

Other Health Education Wessex Patches:

Southampton GP Education Centre  http://www.gpeducation.org.uk/

Portsmouth GP Education Centre  http://www.gpeducation-portsmouth.co.uk/

Dorset GP Education Centre   https://dorsetgpcentre.com/

 

Nearby:

Bath GP Education Centre   http://www.bathgped.co.uk/

Thames Valley CPD Zone   http://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/library/cpd-zone/

 

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