Patient Information

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

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. 

Including illustrated guides on: Protecting Ourselves, Testing for coronavirus, Mental health, end of life and bereavement, Cornovirus resources for secure settings.


BMJ Best Practice - Coronavirus Patient Information (pdf)

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



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

Myth Busters
When and How to Use Masks
Healthy Parenting

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)