NCL Integrated Post-Covid Syndrome Service

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The service covers assessment and referral of patients with symptoms of post-Covid syndrome.

Who can be referred

Patients who have been admitted to hospital for acute Covid and on follow-up by the acute provider are found to have symptoms consistent with post-Covid syndrome can be referred into the NCL Integrated Post-Covid Syndrome Service via single point of access.

Patients who present to general practice and were never admitted to hospital for acute Covid can be referred to the service via their GP/other health professionals after a full assessment has been carried out as described in the Post Covid-19 Syndrome: NCL Primary Care Guidance document (see Downloads). The assessment involves completion of appropriate investigations and physical assessment as described in the post-Covid syndrome EMIS template. Once completed the clinician should refer to the single point of access who will triage the information and make a decision about where the patient’s care is best managed.

A referral form (see How to refer, below) should then be sent to the single point of access via EMIS/e-RS, as detailed on the form. Search “Post COVID service” in e-RS to find the single point of access.

Referral queries

Contact the single point of access with any referral queries: uclh.postcovidenquiries@nhs.net 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Patients registered with a GP in NCL who are

  • aged 18+

Exclusions

  • children, aged <18

How to refer

EMIS form

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

To refer, complete the NCL Post-Covid-19 Service Referral Form UCLH 1.4 and follow the submission instructions for your borough, as given on the form.

Where to find the referral form 

In local EMIS global document library systems as follows:

  • Barnet: Bar Global Documents > Covid-19
  • Camden:
    • For Template Manager practices: Camden EMIS Forms page         
    • For Resource Publisher practices: Within your practice’s EMIS system (no import/action needed)
  • Enfield: ENF Global Documents > Covid-19
  • Haringey: HAR Global Documents > Covid-19
  • Islington: ISL Global Documents > Covid-19