Resources for updating skills for frontline staff.
Our NHS People – Guides for supporting our staff including modules on bereavement, resilience and finance.
Wellbeing and resilience April 2020
Open University – Free modules for nurses returning to practice to support the NHS
Is that normal? A guide for children of frontline staff. This is a resource created by Trisha Brigden from the play team on Skylark. Although it is written for a child whose mother is a nurse, it is applicable to any child whose parent is a member of frontline staff.
A list of Educational resources put together by Berkshire Health Libraries.
Evidence Update Bulletins – From September onwards our updates concentrate on appraised and summarized resources.
Earlier editions are available …
COVID-19 – Living systematic map of the evidence – from the EPPI Centre a device for exploring the published evidence to date divided into broad domains.
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Oxford – Rapid reviews of primary care questions relating to the coronavirus pandemic, updated regularly.
Guidelines and advice from DoH, NICE, Royal Colleges and Societies
NHS England – Clinical Guidance for Coronavirus – Secondary Care. A wide range of guidance related both to coronavirus itself and the management of other conditions and services in the current situation.
NICE Coronavirus (Covid 19) Rapid Guidelines and Evidence Summaries including: critical care; bone marrow transplant; kidney dialysis; radiotherapy; systemic anticancer treatments; severe asthma; managing symptoms (including end of life) in the community; managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community.
British Society of Echocardiography COVID-19 clinical guidance
British Society of Gastroenterology COVID-19 Guidance & Advice
British Society of Gerontology British Society of Gerontology Statement on COVID-19
British Society for Haematology COVID-19 Updates
British Society for Rheumatology COVID-19 updates for members
Combined Intensive Care Society, Association of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine guidance Clinical Guidance
Public Health England – Infection Control and PPE guidance
Royal College of Emergency Medicine Covid-19 resources
Royal College of Nursing Covid-19 (coronavirus) – guidance for members of the RCN
Royal College of Midwives Coronavirus – what you need to know – News item
Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecologists Coronavirus (Covid 19), pregnancy and women’s health
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health COVID-19 – key topics
Royal College of Pathology – COVID-19 Testing – a national strategy
Royal College of Physicians Covid guidance
Royal College of Surgeons
Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (March 2020)
General sites for resources about Coronavirus
In response to the outbreak in China, several publishers and organisations are providing free access to their published articles and news related to #coronavirus.
COVID-19 – NOVEL CORONAVIRUS various links to information by source: –
|Source||Details and Links|
Public Health England;
|Finding the evidence: Coronavirus The PHE Knowledge and Library Services Team (KLS) has produced this page to help those, working on the current coronavirus outbreak, embed evidence-informed decision-making in their daily practice.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice
Guidance – COVID-19: epidemiology, virology and clinical features
COVID-19: guidance for health professionals Information on COVID-19, including guidance on the assessment and management of suspected UK cases.
Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms. suite of resources on the virus
The World Health Organization has also made a database on the virus available – https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/global-research-on-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: –||suite of resources on the virus – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html|
|Wiley: –||https://secure.wiley.com/Coronavirus2020 – Free access to medical and scientific articles As new articles are published, they will be made free to access, and added to this centralized resource of coronavirus research.|
|Elsevier: –||Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with freely available information in English on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV. The website offers open access to clinical resources and tools, including:|
|Lancet: –||COVID-19 Resource Centre|
|NEJM: –||A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19)|
|Mary Ann Liebert: –||Free articles from the journal ‘Health Security’ –|
|Ovid/Wolters Kluwer: –||COVID-19 TOOLS & RESOURCES FOR CLINICIANS
Set of resources – including access to GIDEON ((Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) – https://tinyurl.com/sotwxl8
|NICE Evidence Search : –||Results for coronavirus search|
|Evidence based summaries: –||DynaMed – coronavirus (free access) – https://www.dynamed.com/condition/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov
BMJ Best Practice – coronavirus, with links to topics about SARS and MERS (free access) – https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/3000165?q=Coronavirus,%202019%20novel&c=suggested
Critical care support advice from the Cochrane Collaboration – Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care – https://www.cochranelibrary.com/collections/doi/SC000039/full
|PubMed||For a quick Pubmed search on Coronavirus click here|
|Public Information: –||https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public|