The NHS has published plans for patients with Long COVID to have access to tests and checks closer to home.
Specialist clinics will be able to send people for tests at local one stop shops and mobile clinics, rather than people going to their GP practice for multiple different tests.
With an additional £90 million in funding, the updated long COVID plan includes ambitions for all patients to have an initial assessment within six weeks to ensure they are diagnosed and treated quickly. Resources:
- NHS sets out long COVID action plan for thousands of people with persistent symptom
- Long COVID: Advice and resources for healthcare professionals in primary care
There is general advice for the public on recovering from Long Covid at:
Support includes an online recovery programme, accessible by referral from a healthcare professional and available in 17 languages