Covid-19

Always check the NCL Covid-19 GP website for the latest updates on Covid. 

For any specific enquiries or updates relating to NCL’s response to Covid-19 please contact the dedicated NCL Incident Coordination Centre (ICC), e: ncl.covid-19enquiries@nhs.net


Beyond Words, a charity that provides books and training to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words, has a selection of Covid-related resources on its Coping with Coronavirus page.


The Covid-19 Enhanced Service Vaccination Collaboration Agreement was published on 4 December. See Enhanced Services on the right for more details.


It is a statutory duty of all registered medical practitioners to report suspected/possible cases of reportable infectious diseases including Covid-19. 


See a list of pharmacies commissioned to stock end of life care medicines across NCL CCG


The recognised symptoms of Covid-19

All individuals should self-isolate if they develop

  • a new continuous cough
  • or fever
  • or a loss of, or change in, the normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia).

Area specific guidance for Islington

See up-to-date information and data on the coronavirus situation in Islington on Islington Council's website.


Covid-19 information for parents

To support consistency of information and help practices with some of the questions parents have been asking GPs about Covid-19 and self-isolation, Covid-19 information for parents and a link to Test and Trace information has been shared with schools by the public health team. See the government guidance for more information.


Area specific guidance for Camden

See up-to-date information and data on the coronavirus situation in Camden on Camden Council's website.


Covid-19 information for parents

To support consistency of information and help practices with some of the questions parents have been asking GPs about Covid-19 and self-isolation, Covid-19 information for parents and a link to Test and Trace information has been shared with schools by the public health team. See the government guidance for more information.


This page lists services that have been set up in response to Covid-19, along with Covid resources and guidance.

Changes to current services during this period can be found directly on the service pages.

Resources, guidance and information

See Downloads or links for the following: 

  • Camden medicines delivery to vulnerable/shielded patients pathway
  • Consultant support contact details for Camden primary and community care during Covid-19 
  • Covid-19 Patient Notification System (CPNS) User Guide
  • Guidance on maintaining immunisation programmes during Covid-19
  • HEE – Coronavirus Resources for the Public
  • Leaflet: Isolating at home safety netting information for patients 
  • Primary Care and Community Respiratory Resource pack for use during Covid-19
  • Principles of safe video consulting in general practice during Covid-19
  • Shielding guidance for general practice (based on 7 June NHSE letter)
  • Accessing pulse oximeters for remote monitoring
    • Haverstock sats probe delivery summary
    • CHE sats probe SOP flow chart
  • Aftercare for patients recovering from COVID-19: 
    • Patient advice leaflet: Covid-19 Infection discharge from hospital stay (updated 28 July) 
    • Patient advice leaflet: Covid-19 Infection discharge from A&E or GP consultation (updated 28 July) 
    • Your Covid Recovery guidance – an online interactive and tailored recovery programme, developed to provide rehabilitation support for patients to manage their recovery at home
    • After-care needs of inpatients
  • End of Life Care
    • London EOLC CN Covid-19 London primary care support document 
    • Covid-19 Care at Home Guide – Guidance for helping support people caring for someone who is dying at home from COVID-19 infection
  • Hospital discharge publications

  • Infection Prevention & Control
    • NEL CSU Covid-19 IPC Guidance
    • Pan London Covid-19 Recovery: Infection Prevention & Control Guidance
  • Standard operating procedure (SOP) for general practice in the context of coronavirus (Covid-19)

Video resources:


Area specific guidance for Barnet

Covid-19 vaccination resources for people with LDs (Barnet)


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Downloads

Camden medicines delivery to vulnerable/shielded patients pathway

Download PDF, 231.82 KB

CHE sats probe SOP flow chart

Download DOCX, 174.08 KB

Consultant contacts for COVID-19 issues for primary and community care

Download DOCX, 21.72 KB

Covid-19 Care at Home Guide

Download PDF, 1.01 MB

Covid-19 Guidance GP Teams: Domestic abuse

Download PDF, 219.74 KB

Covid-19 Patient Notification System (CPNS) User Guide

Download PDF, 1.96 MB

Covid-19 Suspected Cancer Patient Information Leaflet

Download PDF, 122.48 KB

Differentiation of the Cs in lung cancer: Cancer vs Covid

Download PDF, 116.81 KB

Guidance on maintaining immunisation programmes during Covid-19 (29 June 2020)

Download PDF, 197.04 KB

Guide to Adult Safeguarding for Camden GP practices during Covid-19 outbreak

Download PDF, 377.95 KB

Haverstock sats probe delivery summary

Download DOCX, 14.16 KB

Isolating at home safety netting information for patients 

Download PDF, 565.86 KB

London EOLC CN Covid-19 London primary care support document

Download PDF, 435.52 KB

Macmillian cancer support and information services

Download DOCX, 15.04 KB

NEL CSU Covid-19 IPC Guidance (11 January 2021)

Download DOCX, 55.62 KB

Pan London Covid-19 Recovery: Infection Prevention & Control Guidance v4

Download PDF, 1,000.04 KB

Pan London Covid-19 Recovery: Infection Prevention & Control Guidance v4 (September 2020)

Download PDF, 1,000.04 KB

Patient advice leaflet: Covid-19 Infection discharge from A&E or a GP consultation

Download DOCX, 201.56 KB

Patient advice leaflet: Covid-19 Infection discharge from hospital stay

Download DOCX, 200.9 KB

Primary Care and Community Respiratory Resource pack for use during Covid-19 (version 7)

Download PDF, 1.99 MB

Principles of safe video consulting in general practice during Covid-19

Download PDF, 270.85 KB

Public heath team: Covid information for parents

Download PDF, 324.53 KB

Shielding guidance for general practice (based on 7 June NHSE letter)

Download DOCX, 3.62 MB

Standard operating procedure (SOP) for general practice in the context of coronavirus (Covid-19)

Download PDF, 306.99 KB

Your Covid Recovery guidance

Download PDF, 326.64 KB

Enhanced Services View All


News View All

Announcements

UCLH successful in bid to research long Covid

NCL Wide To inform medium and longer-term policy and health system responses
Jul 22nd, 2021
Announcements

NCL walk-in Covid vaccination clinics available

NCL Wide Up-to-date details of clinic locations
Jul 8th, 2021
Service Updates

Post-Covid-19 syndrome: Clinical guidance and referral form for CYP

NCL Wide Clinical guidance on assessing and managing children and young people with symptoms of post-Covid-19 syndrome
Jun 28th, 2021
Announcements

Royal College of Physicians award for UCLH long Covid service

NCL Wide Early clinical and academic collaboration at UCHL helped in defining post-Covid-19 syndrome and developing pathways of care
Jun 4th, 2021
Service Updates

Covid-19: Weekly Haringey briefing

Haringey Haringey Council has released its latest Covid-19 weekly briefing
Mar 11th, 2021
Events & Training

Webinar slides: Post Covid syndrome webinar

NCL Wide Webinar slides from this webinar held on 26 January 2021
Jan 27th, 2021
Clinical Updates

Acute Covid Management in Primary Care: Sharing Covid Oximetry@home Information

Islington A recording of the webinar is available
Jan 20th, 2021
Practice Manager News

Covid-19 Vaccination: Materials for Responding to Patient Enquiries

Islington Website text, answerphone messages and social media posts
Jan 6th, 2021
Events & Training

Webinar Recording: Positive Patient Communications During the Pandemic

Islington How style and tone of online communications help effective engagement with patients
Dec 22nd, 2020
Clinical Updates

Update: Requirements for Booking Covid Vaccinations for Patients at Bingfield and Hanley

Islington Important information for practices booking patients in for Covid vaccination
Dec 16th, 2020
Practice Manager News

New HealtheIntent Dashboard to Support with Covid Vaccinations

Islington A report has been launched to support with your prioritisation of the Covid-19 vaccine
Dec 10th, 2020
Practice Manager News

Enfield Healthwatch Reports on Covid Impact on BAME Communities

Islington One size does not fit all
Dec 9th, 2020
Announcements

Covid Vaccination to Start in Islington Next Week

Islington Look out for an email to all practices today with full details
Dec 9th, 2020
Announcements

Covid-19 in Camden: Weekly Update

Camden Weekly update on Covid-19 prevalence in Camden
Dec 4th, 2020
Announcements

National Pilot of Covid-19 Risk Stratification Tool: Volunteers Sought

Islington Looking for GPs to pilot a web-based tool starting on Monday 16 November for two weeks
Nov 12th, 2020
Clinical Updates

Covid-19: I:HUB Patient Monitoring (Out of Hours)

Islington Complements the NCL Acute Covid-19 service
Nov 11th, 2020
Public Health News

Impact of Covid-19 on Camden and Islington: A Public Health Insight Report

Islington The work has captured rich, detailed information about the key concerns, priorities and needs of our diverse communities
Nov 10th, 2020
Announcements

Core Covid-19 Messages from Islington Council, to Note and Reinforce

Islington Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly across London
Oct 7th, 2020
Announcements

Covid-19 Public Health Information for Parents

Islington To support consistency of information
Oct 7th, 2020
Announcements

Covid-19 in Islington: Week 38

Islington Public health intelligence
Sep 30th, 2020
Announcements

Up-to-date Coronavirus Data for Camden

Camden Data on cases, deaths and tests in Camden
Sep 23rd, 2020
Announcements

Management of febrile children in primary care

Camden Summary of advice from NCL and borough paediatric clinical leads
Sep 18th, 2020


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Last updated: Jun 21st, 2021
Review date: Oct 4th, 2021