Conference Series 2021
Long Covid: The way ahead
Draft programme, subject to change.
- Prevalence and predisposing symptoms
- Evolution of Long Covid
- Patient self-reported experience
- Medical/non-medical treatment
- Growth in workload in general practice
- Embedding triage in general practice
- Setting priorities
- Need for increased on-line consultations
- Incorporating future vaccination demands
- What is the prevalence/aetiology of respiratory symptoms of Long Covid in patients
- What practical steps are needed
- How does Covid affect the cardiovascular and circulatory systems?
- What is the prevalence of cardiac/circulatory symptoms in patients who are experiencing Long Covid?
- How does Covid affect the neurological system (aetiology)?
- What are the signs and symptoms of these neurological effects (Red Flags)?
Forum answering questions sent in from viewers of sessions 1-3, addressed by panel drawn from faculty
- Level of risk
- Presenting symptoms
- Profile of disease
- Interventions and evaluations
- Practical diagnosis and management
- 'Red flags'
- Importance and value of working with Long Covid patients to self-manage
- NHS resources e.g. Your Covid Recovery
- Other resources from additional professionals e.g. occupational therapists, psychologists, dieticians
Forum answering questions sent in from viewers of sessions 5-6, addressed by panel drawn from faculty
- Review of Long Covid healthcare sufferers
- Developing services
ANP Mann Cottage; Education Facilitator Devon Training Hub
Bev is a nurse practitioner and independent nurse prescriber working in general practice in Gloucestershire. She specialises in long term conditions. She is also an Education Facilitator for Devon Training Hub and is the Editor in Chief of Practice Nurse Journal. She has key roles in respiratory care including as Asthma Lead for the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists and with the Primary Care Respiratory Society Policy Forum. She is also the nurse board member for the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society. Bev has an MSc in Respiratory Care and an MA in Medical Ethics and Law. She has been a Queen’s Nurse since 2015.