General advice and resources regarding COVID-19

On this page you will find public health information with resources from the WHO and NHS, and support for wider society including social distancing measures, information on ventilators and how to become an NHS volunteer. 

Some government guidance and information may vary in different parts of the UK therefore please check country advice for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and also, for any local variations within each country. Our Covid-19 homepage has further information on transitioning plans intended to ease the lockdown restrictions specific to each country.

Updated as of 16th April 2020

Public Health

NHS  - General information on COVID-19 is here

PHE (Public Health England) - Guidance for Businesses & Employees is here and here 

WHO - Here and infographics here 

Gov.uk  - Here

Support for wider society

Health care workers, public services

The current situation is a challenge for many across society and in particular those who may be key workers in our health care or public services. Consider what you can do to provide support in these instances.

Individuals who are Self-isolators 

An increasing number of individuals are being required to self-isolate. This may be dependent on a suspect or a positive COVID-19 household or those who are self-isolating for long periods to protect their health such as a vulnerable or shielded individuals. Consider what you can do to provide support in these instances.

Ventilators

Our profession is keen to support our medical colleagues & their patients. Read our BSAVA news article here and have a look at other resources to see if you can get involved here, here - Ventilator.support@beis.gov.uk and here

NHS Volunteers

If you’d like to volunteer to support the NHS, please see further information here


Please note: we are keen to help the veterinary community access relevant advice and information during these uncertain times. Whilst we will do our best to screen the information we share for relevancy and accuracy, BSAVA are not liable for any content produced by third parties.

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