Useful Links & 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 


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



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



​​​​​ 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 ​​​​​​​


General Resources:

Health Education Wessex

Wessex GP Educational Trust

Wessex Faculty Royal College of General Practitioners

Bradford VTS Website -  resources for trainees and trainers

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

Portsmouth GP Education Centre

Dorset GP Education Centre



Bath GP Education Centre

Thames Valley CPD Zone


On this site:

ST3 Documents and Resources

Our Teaching Venues