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Living Guide

This living document is produced by the GP medical directors of Londonwide LMCs in collaboration with clinical colleagues within the NHS system in London to guide London’s GP practices to best help our patients.

Triaging suspected Covid-19 patients

Key messages 

1. Patients’ symptoms can be triaged into mild, moderate and severe.

2. There are very useful triage pathway diagrams and further information in NHS London: Primary and Community care resource pack during Covid-19.

For example:

  1. Pathway diagram 1. Categorising patients with Covid-19 symptoms in the community.
  2. Pathway diagram Triaging patients with moderate symptoms of Covid-19 but NO pre- existing lung disease or significant comorbidities.
  3. Pathways for patients with pre-existing lung conditions or comorbidities.

3. Reporting guidance for positive Covid-19 cases identified in those who have already received one or two vaccinations can be seen here.

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