Long-COVID: assessment and management advice for nurses
New guidance for primary care nurses in England aims to help assess, diagnose and refer people with long-COVID, a condition requiring regular updated advice
What is long-COVID?
While most people feel better within a few days or weeks of having COVID-19, for some symptoms can last longer. Those still affected by symptoms after 12 weeks are described as experiencing long-COVID .
In England, 1.2 million people are estimated to have self-reported long-COVID symptoms lasting longer than three months, with 685,000 affected for over a year, according to NHS England.
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