December 28, 2020

Long Covid referral after just four weeks

Referrals should be made on the basis of ongoing symptoms and impact on the patients’ life, not the severity of the initial illness or a positive SARS-COV2 test.

Figures published by the Office for National Statistics this week suggest a fifth of people still have coronavirus symptoms five weeks after being infected with half of them – currently around 186,000 patients – having problems for 12 weeks or more.

Read more – Management in Practice (18/12/20)

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