Patient Information

This page contains links to various sources of 'general public friendly' information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

E-Books
Coronavirus: a book for children (2020)

From Nosy Crow Publishing

Beyond Words -  Illustrated coronavirus ebooks

If you care for or work with anyone who finds text heavy leaflets difficult to understand then these free illustrated books may be helpful in guiding conversations around the coronavirus and its impact. 

Currently 4 ebooks are available: Beating the virus, Good days and bad days during lockdown, Jack plans ahead for coronavirus (aimed at family and carers), When someone dies from coronavirus (aimed at family and carers).


Leaflets

BMJ Best Practice - Coronavirus Patient Information (pdf)

Doctors of the World - Coronavirus NHS Guidelines available in 44 languages


Webpages

NHS 

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust - Patient and visitors’ information during COVID-19 outbreak

WHO
Myth Busters
When and How to Use Masks
Healthy Parenting

UpToDate
Please note that UpToDate is an American company and as such links out to American organisations rather than UK specfic information sources. Please carefully appraise the information before sharing with patients.
 
Patient education: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) overview (The Basics)
Patient education: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and children (The Basics)
Patient education: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pregnancy (The Basics)