Supporting nurses and midwives with Long Covid
Two-thirds of UK workers with long Covid have faced unfair treatment, says report. Read more by clicking here.
Here’s Why the Science Is Clear That Masks Work – read this paper from the New York Times by clicking here.
Indoor air is full of flu and COVID viruses. Will countries clean it up? Read this article by clicking here.
Interesting article in the Guardian: What do Matt Hancock’s WhatsApp messages show? Not what the Telegraph wants us to see. Click here to read the article.
An article in the FT discusses why Long Covid rehab must be very, very slow – click here to access.
Medical News Today discusses the results of a study showing that for people with Long Covid high blood-clotting markers linked with reduced exercise capacity article in
Article by Sky News discussing the results of the Coverscan study with found that mostLong Covid patients have organ damage a year later
Exclusive survey by the Nursing Times reveals ‘worryingly high’ levels of long Covid among nurses. Read about it here. (Behind a paywall but you can register for several free items a month.)
News release: COVID-19 patients retain elevated risk of death for at least 18 months after infection. Read it by clicking here.
Dr Sally Witcher (@SalWitcher) writes about it being the time to end Covid’s project innocence. Read the paper by clicking here.
Article from the Guardian: We are all playing Covid roulette. Without clean air, the next infection could permanently disable you. Access the article by clicking here.
A blog written by an occupational therapist highlights the challenges of living and returning to work with Long Covid. You can read the blog by clicking here.
The Washington Post discusses pacing for people living with Long Covid and how hard it can be. Access the article by clicking here.
Summary of a research study looking at the severity of covid reinfections can be accessed by clicking here.
“A former senior advisor to the SARS Commission believes that there should be an investigation into how responses to the Coronavirus pandemic were based on an outmoded theory, leading to the deaths of healthcare workers”. Read the paper here.
An article in The Times says that the NHS lost over a million days working days to Long Covid last year. The article can be accessed here.
This article reflects on the risk of catching covid at in person meetings and conferences. Read it by clicking here.
Repeat COVID Infection Doubles the Risk of Death -read this article by clicking here.
UK Says Long Covid May Explain Much of Spike in Inactivity Rate – read the article by clicking here.
Nearly half of COVID patients worldwide still have symptoms after 4 months, according to a giant new study – this paper can be read by clicking here.
What it’s like to live with brain fog – read this article here.
Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically – read here.
Sky News technology reporter Rowland Mansthorpe discusses his Long Covid story. Read about it here or watch it here.
‘I’m not getting better’: Jackie O steps away from radio show to recover from long Covid – read here.
The Department of Health holds no data on long COVID in NHS staff and has no intention of collating this data – read the blog here.
Cognitive Deficits in Long Covid-19 – read here.
It’s Really, Really Worth Trying to Avoid Getting COVID Multiple Times – read here.
HR News: 3 in 4 long Covid sufferers forced to stop, change or reduce their work – click here.
Personnel Today: Three-quarters with long Covid have stopped, reduced or changed work – click here.
Paper in Nature looking at the consequences of covid reinfections. [Spoiler: it’s not a good idea to get covid multiple times.]
Paper in the New England Journal of Medicine looking at Cognitive Deficits in Long Covid.
A multinational Delphi consensus to end the COVID-19 public health threat .
14th & 15th October 2022: The Guardian newspaper are currently running a series of articles on Living with Long Covid. Links to the some of the papers are provided below:
15th September 2022: I was quoted in a piece by the Nursing Times discussing the WHO Organization’s call for action over Long Covid.
15th September 2022: World Health Organization have published the following: Clinical management of Covid-19: A living guideline
13th September 2022: World Health Organization urges countries to take post COVID-19 condition seriously – click here to read.
12th September 2022: One of Long COVID’s Worst Symptoms Is Also Its Most Misunderstood – click here to read.