COVID-19 has led to a rapid change in services and additional needs that require addressing. Please find below a list of resources that you may find useful during this time.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY ABLE TO OFFER THE VACCINE AT THIS TIME BUT UPDATES CAN BE FOUND HERE
Join a COVID-19 clinical trial. The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19. You could be eligible to join if you have had these symptoms for fewer than 15 days:
new continuous cough or high temperature or a loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell
or have a positive test for SARS-Co-V2 infection with COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days
and you are aged 50 to 64 with a pre-existing illness or you are aged 65 and above
Advice for people with specific medical conditions including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, IBD; chronic kidney and liver disease; dermatological, neurological, (specific) ophthalmic, respiratory and rheumatic conditions, chronic pain, and rare diseases.
Mon - Fri
NHS Lothian Help line set up to support parents and carers with their child’s everyday life skills
Please call 07866 848 453 between the hours of 9am-12pm (Monday-Friday)
Resources compiled by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services available during the COVID-19 pandemic
Information on face mask exemption in Scotland. There is no requirement to obtain evidence in the form of a letter from a doctor or government that you are exempt. Copies of exemption cards on this website can be printed or downloaded onto a mobile.
Use this service if you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer
Leaflet with information and advice on how to manage symptoms after COVID-19 infection including breathlessness, anxiety and fatigue