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Coronavirus

ARC NWC has compiled this page to act as a hub for key information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please contact us via arcnwc@liverpool.ac.uk if you have any queries regarding the contents of these pages or individual research projects.

With many information sources available it is envisaged this page will act as a valuable hub for ARC NWC members and other ARC NWC stakeholders. We recommend ARC NWC members access the resources below which are regularly updated.


North West COVID-19 Projects on which ARC NWC is currently collaborating:

Liverpool Household Covid-19 Cohort Study (Covid-Liv)

Help with psychological interventions for staff and estimation of demand in relation to COVID-19

Survey of orthoptists across the UK to evaluate impact of changed clinical practice since COVID-19

The impact of Covid-19 related public health strategies on the lives of older people living in Uganda

Understanding choice, control and risk in public and community responses to the COVID-19 epidemic across the health divide to inform public health strategies in UK and Malawi

Liverpool Cohort Study: The Psychological and social impact of COVID-19

Analysing the impact of COVID-19 on the distortion of Health Care Systems in Liverpool and West Africa and producing guidelines to mitigate detrimental effects on ‘at risk’ non-COVID patients

Generating actionable evidence for containing the spread of misinformation

Exploring remote working practices for patient public involvement and engagement in research – responding to COVID-19

Healthcare professional and patient views and experiences of remote primary care consultations

Piloting diary methods to capture the public experiences the impact of COVID-19 in communities

Impact of COVID-19 on social care closures on the lives of people with dementia and family carers

Free to access COVID-19 Resources from ARC NWC Members:

ARC NWC MemberWhat is it?How do I get it?Who is it for?
COVID-19 Policy Briefs to enhance the capacity of local civic leaders, anchor institutions, and the policy community, by marshalling and cascading relevant expertise and translational research from our academic and policy-making communities in an accessible and digestible form.https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/heseltine-institute/covid-19policybriefs/Commissioners
R&D Departments
Local Authorities
This web-based resource is free for all to access from home following hospital discharge. Aimed to support ongoing patient rehabilitation.https://covidpatientsupport.lthtr.nhs.uk/uk/Front line staff
Patients
Families
Carers
Discharge Planners
Community Workers
A new online application has been developed and is being used by Local Authority ARC NWC members as a tool for modelling / forecasting healthcare need during COVID-19. Contact arcnwc@liverpool.ac.uk in the first instance. Local Authorities
Planners
CCGs
Resilience forums
STPs
ARC NWC Public Adviser Peter Lloyd comment papers on Covid-19The Virus and Lockdown

COVID-19: The Struggle Towards a New Normal

Emerging from Covid-19 Managing the Transition

Learning the Lessons for COVID-19 - Opening the Door to Local Intervention

Post COVID-19 Futures; Changing Work and Re-ThinkingSkills
Commissioners
Local Authorities
Public
Prevalence of mental health conditions and the effectiveness of interventions for the psychological impacts on healthcare workers and the general population exposed to pandemics.

Covid-19 related systematic reviews from our MIDAS Team.
MIDAS Covid-19 related systematic reviews








All
Prospero Protocol

The prevalence and incidence of mental health conditions in the general population during and after a pandemic: systematic review
https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?RecordID=182138All
Prospero Protocol

The prevalence and incidence of mental health conditions in healthcare workers during and after a pandemic: systematic review.
https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?RecordID=181947All
Prospero Protocol

The effectiveness of interventions for the psychological impacts on the general population and healthcare workers exposed to mass outbreaks: a systematic review
https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020182094All

Resources for latest Research Evidence, Advice and Guidance on COVID-19

OrganisationWhat's available?Examples of topics For who?




https://www.nihr.ac.uk/covid-studies/
Official NIHR National
COVID-19 Studies

Interventional &
Observational

Recruitment/
Participation Opps.
A phase I/II trial of a candidate COVID-19 vaccine (COV001)

Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older peoPLE

FLU-CATs : Evaluation and refinement of pandemic influenza community assessment tools

The PRIEST Study The PRIEST Study: Pandemic Respiratory Infection Emergency System Triage

Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY)
Clinicians
Research Staff
Academics


https://www.nice.org.uk/covid-19
Rapid guidelines and
evidence summaries
COVID-19 rapid evidence summary: acute use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for people with or at risk of COVID-19

COVID-19 rapid guideline: community-based care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing symptoms (including at the end of life) in the community

COVID-19 rapid guideline: severe asthma
Health care practitioners
Commissioners


Oxford COVID-19
Evidence Service

www.cebm.net/
Rapid reviews of primary
care questions relating to
the coronavirus pandemic,
updated regularly.

Signs and Symptoms
Symptom Assessment
Co-Morbidities
Activities delivered at home by family carers to maintain cognitive function in people with dementia socially isolating during COVID-19: Evidence for Non – technology based activities / interventions

What tests could potentially be used for the screening, diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19 and what are their advantages and disadvantages?

What does RCGP surveillance tell us about COVID-19 in the community?

Practical tips for clinicians helping patients with COVID-related anxiety/distress

How can pandemic spreads be contained in care homes?

Question: Should the Roth score be used in the remote assessment of patients with possible COVID-19? Answer: No.
Primary Care Practitioners
Community
Support Providers
Local Authorities



https://ltccovid.org/
Resources to support
community and institutional
Long-Term Care responses
to COVID-19
Resource: Care Homes Strategy for Infection Prevention & Control of COVID-19 Based on Clear Delineation of Risk Zones

Report from Mainland China: Policies to Support Long-Term Care During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Comparing COVID-19 guidance on hospital discharges to care homes in England and Germany
Primary Care
Practitioners
Community Support
Providers
Local Authorities
Third Sector
Providers


https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Central Government
Advice and FAQs
Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

Coronavirus cases and figures - updated daily

Symptoms and what to do - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Public
Local Authorities


Learning Facility for
Doctors, Nurses,
Support Staff,
Volunteers, etc
FREE Coronavirus Learning resource for Doctors, Nurses, AHPs, Support staff,Volunteers, etc Frontline staff

Resources for COVID-19Coronavirus Resource from Liverpool Health Partners (Data Governance, Regulations, etc) Researchers
Front line staff


https://www.ids.ac.uk/
Health Summaries COVID-19 Health Evidence SummariesR&D Departments
Researchers
Academics

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