COVID-19 Information

This is a collection of resources regarding COVID-19. If you have anything to add please email me via the contact us page or message me via the trainee group.

Please note: I will update this when I can – as information is always changing please check the date of the articles linked.  I take no responsibility for the linked content.

Last update 13th April 2020 13:00


NHS GGC : Scottish Government, HPS, National Guidance : UK Wide Guidance and Resources
Society Resources : WHO and International Resources : Selected Articles
Evidence site pages on COVID-19 : Webinars : ICU Specific Guidance : Other : Useful Twitter Posts 

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Information

NHSGGC Covid-19 Information Hub 

NHGGC Local Guidance Regarding Patient Flow

NHSGGC FAQ COVID-19 11th March 2020


Scottish Government, HPS, National Guidance

HPS Latest Guidance

Scottish Government Daily Case Update

UK Gov PPE (Aerosol Generating Procedures) Doffing Video – Scroll to bottom of page

UK Gov PPE (Non-Aerosol Generating Procedures) Doffing Video

HPS/UK GOV Guidance for infection prevention in health care settings

HPS Appendix 16 – Levels of PPE (Referenced in above infection prevention document)

HPS Covid-19 Testing Guidance


UK Wide Guidance and Resources

FICM, ICS, RCOA, AA – Information, guidance and resources supporting the understanding and management of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

FICM Rapid Safety Updates

Public Health England COVID-19 Guidance

UK Government: COVID-19: guidance for healthcare providers who have diagnosed a case within their facility (i.e. not diagnosed on admission)

Resuscitation Council Statements on COVID-19

NHS England Specialty Guides
Guides for: Surgery, Critical Care, Diabetes, Orthopaedic trauma, Neuro trauma, General and Internal Medicine, Burns, Cancer, Crirical care and anaesthesia service reorganisation, Emergency Departments, Paediatrics, Use of acute non-invasive ventilation in adult patients, Managment of rheumatology patients, Clinical Management of persons admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19 infection.

ICNARC Report on 775 Patients Critically Ill with COVID-19

ICNARC Reports on Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19

NICE Guidance on Critical Care Triage NG159

COVID-19 A Synthesis of clinical experience in UK Intensive Care Settings – ICS, NHIR, UCL Partners 3rd April 2020

COVID-19 A Synthesis of Clinical Experience in UK Intensive Care Settings – 13th April 2020


Society Resources

British Thoracic Society – COVID 19 Information for Respiratory Community

American College of Chest Physicans: COVID Site

Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Resource Page


WHO and International Resources

WHO COVID-19 Website

WHO Mental Health Considerations

New England Journal of Medicine COVID

Lancet COVID

JAMA Network: Coronavirus Resource Centre


European Centre for Disease Control


Selected Articles

Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study – The Lancet

Kings College Critical Care COVID-19 Management Guide

Italian Thoracic Society – Managment of COVID-19

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Findings of lung ultrasounogrpahy of novel corona virus pneumonia during the 2019-2020 epidemic


Evidence site pages on COVID-19 (Free to access)

BMJ Best Practice



Cochrane Collection Critical Care COVID-19

Cochrane Infection Control Collection



AAGBI COVID-19 Update: What you need to know for the front line

AAGBI: COVID-19: critical care ‘cross-skilling’ and update for the general anaesthetist

RCPE – Online Evening Update: COVID 19

ESICM Webinar – How to Ventilate COVID-19


ICU Specific Guidance

Prone Positioning Video

FICM Guidance on Prone Positioning

Tracheostomy Guidance



COVID-19 Data for Scotland – Graphical Project University of Edinburgh


Useful Twitter Posts