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Western Isles Hospital (Ospadal nan Eilean Siar) Library - Western Isles Campus (Nursing, Midwifery and Health)

Introduction

Librarians worldwide are at the forefront of support in the fight against Coronavirus.  This page is a collaboration between the Library at Swansea Bay University Health Board, the Highland Health Sciences Library and the general health library community.

Pregnancy

Advice on pregnancy from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - https://www.rcog.org.uk/coronavirus-pregnancy

Mental Health

From NES - Psychosocial support and wellbeing - a suite of resources to help you and your patients with the mental health effects of the situation - https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/28063/coronavirus-covid-19/psychosocial-support-and-wellbeing
 

 

 

Dermatology

From the Centre for Evidence based Dermatology and the University of Nottingham - https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/cebd/resources/Coronavirus-resource/Coronavirushome.aspx

Social Care/Elderly

Department of Health and Social Care - Responding to COVID-19: the ethical framework for adult social care - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-ethical-framework-for-adult-social-care

Advice on Social Care from the Social Care Institute for Excellence - https://tinyurl.com/v7ygp59

Welsh Government - COVID-19 Guidance for social or community care settings - https://gov.wales/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings

CEBM COVID-19 Evidence Service - Rapid diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia for clinicians - https://www.cebm.net/rapid-diagnosis-strategy-of-community-acquired-pneumonia-for-clinician/

British Association of Dieticians- advice for general public contains section on malnutrition and how this can increase frailtyhttps://www.bda.uk.com/resource/covid-19-corona-virus-advice-for-the-general-public.html

British Geriatrics Association resources

Statement from BGS - https://www.bgs.org.uk/bgs-statement-on-the-covid-19-pandemic

Coronavirus and older people - https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/resource-series/coronavirus-and-older-people

Coronavirus - managing delirium in suspected cases - http://https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/coronavirus-managing-delirium-in-confirmed-and-suspected-cases

Coronavirus- medicines advice for older people - https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/covid-19-and-medicines-advice-for-older-people

Advice on social distancing and elderly and vulnerable adults

Welsh Government - https://tinyurl.com/t8ke2ky

Public Health England - https://tinyurl.com/ql6ak74

 

 

 

 

General groups

NICE - Coronavirus management for various specialties - https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/publication/specialty-guides/

Pallaitive and end of life care

From NES - Palliative and end of life care - a suite of resources to help you and your patients with the terminal effects of the situation - https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/28406/coronavirus-covid-19/palliative-and-end-of-life-care-and-bereavement

Education

NES have developed a suite of educational resources for staff on all aspects of the current situation - https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/27993/coronavirus-covid-19