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Living Guide

The Living Guide and linked documents are archived and are no longer being updated (last updated April 2021). Our monthly newsletter and website continue to provide updates on Covid-19 and many other issues.

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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