COVID19 Latest Resources

A review of the latest COVID19 resources and research that our members might find useful

Hello again everyone, we hope you are continuing to stay safe and well. Please see below for further COVID-19 related updates coming from our various contacts. We hope having this in one place is helpful, please let us know if you are aware of anything else that may be of use to members. 

  • The Safe Exercise at Home website has been developed by physiotherapists from around Australia with clinical and academic expertise in exercise and other forms of physical activity for older people and people with mobility limitations.
  • You should have the IPT-HOPE COVID-19 webinar from the 9th May via regional reps. The next Webinar will be 23.5.20, details to be shared soon. Please contact me if you haven't had this and we will ensure we get it out to you.
  • Macmillan are seeking to encourage the public to present to their GPs with symptoms of cancer and reassure them that cancer tests can be carried out safely. Your GP is still here for you link to you tube
  • NHS England Clinical guide for the management of palliative care in hospital during the coronavirus pandemic (last updated 22.4.20) available at:
  • Dying Matters Week - plans have been adjusted by many organisations for Dying Matters week, please follow on twitter using #dyingmatters and #PalliCovid for COVID-19 specific information
  • Dying to be Heard – homelessness webinar, 13 May 3:30pm
  • As part of Dying Matters week, a webinar is taking place to explore the needs of people who are homeless who may be approaching the end of their life.
  • We will discuss the needs and experiences of people who are homeless with advanced ill health who may be approaching the end of their lives. This is a challenging and emotive area of work particularly for frontline staff who are often left to support people as their health deteriorates. Join here:
  • NHS Volunteer Responders

Health and social care professionals in England can refer any vulnerable patients who are self-isolating to NHS Volunteer Responders for help with tasks such as collecting shopping and prescribed medicines, driving patients to medical appointments or transporting supplies between sites.

The scheme is already helping thousands of people every day and hundreds of thousands of volunteers are available to help. You can make referrals through the NHS Volunteer Responders referrers’ portal or by calling 0808 196 3382.

With best wishes and kind regards, 

Emily Stowe


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