Long COVID resources

National resources

Your COVID recovery — Helps patients to understand what has happened and what they might expect as part of their recovery. Has a range of information on wellbeing such as eating and sleeping well, getting moving again and managing daily activities.

Long COVID.org A patient support group with a range of resources and patient stories.

Lancashire COVID Patient Support — A resource that has been developed by a group of multi-disciplinary health professionals at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The purpose of the website is to support individuals with their initial recovery from COVID-19. It includes a range of exercises, advice and tips.

Post COVID.org — For people left with breathing difficulties after COVID-19, as well as their family members, carers, healthcare professionals, policy-makers and researchers.

Help with mortgages — Homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage due to Covid will be able to extend their mortgage payment holiday for a further three months, or start making reduced payments, in proposals published today.

North East London resources

BHR Hospitals

Barts Health


Homerton patient information packA one-stop-shop of patient information and resources from Homerton. This includes fatigue management, physical activity and nutritional advice.

Respiratory information

Adult Pulse oximetry Monitoring Covid-19 Diary — This animation will inform you about COVID, how to measure your oxygen levels (using a pulse oximeter), what the danger signs to look out for are and when to seek urgent help.

BLF, How will I recover? — Advice from the British Lung Foundation including what to do If you are breathless or need to clear your lungs.


Dietary information

The Patients Association Nutrition Checklist —  A paper-based tool to identify potential risk of malnutrition (as undernutrition) and offers guidance, advice and signposting on next steps.

Malnutrition pathway, COVID 19 — An overview with useful resources for patients and carers. Endorsed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN).

Loss of taste and smell

Your COVID recovery, loss of taste and smell — NHS advice on what you can do if you are suffering from loss of taste and smell.

COVID patients support — Top tips to regaining taste and smell.

Fifth Sense — A charity dedicated to smell and taste disorders. We have spent many years developing resources and information services

Abscent — Providing smell training support and resources.

Dealing with fatigue

RCOT — Useful advice and resources on rehabilitation from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

RCOT, Recovering from COVID-19 — Post viral-fatigue and conserving energy – advice from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Your COVID recovery — NHS advice on what you can do if you are suffering from fatigue

Bereavement support

The government has produced some support for the bereaved which contains Information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions. This has been translated into a number of different languages.

Thrive LND has put together a resource pack to support you if you are grieving the sudden death of someone close to you, or if you are supporting someone going through sudden bereavement. 

The Coroners' Courts Support Service has also produced a helpline leaflet and a bereavement support pack.

We have also produced a series of guidance packs to support people through the bereavement process, which is made even more challenging during the pandemic. There are three guides available, as follows:

How to prepare for the death of a friend or relative — Helps people understand what to expect when someone is near the end of their life, provides tips on practical care and information on where to go for further support. 

What to do if a friend or relative dies — Provides practical advice on areas such as arranging a funeral, looking after an individual’s personal affairs and caring for their pets. 

Where to go for bereavement support — A list of organisations for people to reach out for support at any stage of the grieving process. It includes national, local and specialist organisations, along with contact details. 


Long COVID videos translated into community languages