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COVID-19 Resources

Useful website links and general COVID-19 guidance

British Thoracic Society

Guidance for community respiratory services, critical care guidance, infection prevention and other relevent topics for healthcare professionals.


BTS COVID-19: information for the respiratory communityincluding SPACES (Sharing Patient Assessments Cuts Exposure for Staff) assessment


The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Guidance and FAQ's for physiotherapists working during the COVID-19 outbreak.

CSP COVID-19 Guidance



Intensive Care Society 

Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Guidance and Resource Library


NHS England

NHSE Advice

NHSE Specialty guides: Surgery, orthopaedic trauma, critical care for COVID-19



NICE NG159 - COVID-19 rapid guideline: critical care

NICE NG170 - COVID-19 rapid guideline: cystic fibrosis

NICE NG168 - COVID-19 rapid guideline: COPD

NICE NG191 - COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19


World Health Organisation ESICM

WHO guidance -Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (‎‎‎‎‎‎2019-nCoV)‎‎‎‎‎‎ infection is suspected: interim guidance, 28 January 2020



ESICM resource webpage

Guidelines from Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


Primary Care Respiratory Society

COVID-19 Resources


European Respiratory Society

In the Line of Duty - COVID-19 blog series



Resources for critical care professionals regarding COVID-19 from the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society

Clinical Guideline - please check this is the most up to date version using the previous link.


Imperial College London

Reports on COVID-19 modelling


British Cardiovascular Society

COVID-19 Clinicians Resource Hub


National Tracheostomy Safety Project

NTSP COVID-19 Tracheostomy Guidance


CERAH Geneva

COVID-19 Scientific Resources from the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action


Critical Care Northampton

COVID-19 Resource Pack - an excellent collection of resources but please be aware that some are local policies and procedures so please ensure you check and work in line with your own local policies at all times



NIV set up video for use with COVID-19 cases.


Recent publications

Respiratory support for patients with COVID-19 infection - published in the Lancet

Response and role of palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a national telephone survey of hospices in Italy

Malnutrition risk in hospitalised COVID-19 patients receiving CPAP - The Lancet

Malnutrition risk in hospitalised COVID-19 patients receiving CPAP (

Managing the Respiratory care of patients with COVID-19 - The Italian experience of COVID-19 including guidance regarding NIV. See attached document below.


NB: information and advice is likely to be updated frequently. While we will endeavour to update documents as quickly as possible, please ensure you check your own local policies and Public Health England advice regularly.