Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Resources

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Autism and/or Learning Disability information for patients and health care staff


These resources are to help ensure people with autism and/or a learning disability can access their COVID-19 vaccination appointments easily and safely.

BAME communities: vaccine information written in community languages


These are produced by gov.uk.

 

BAME communities: information videos in community languages


NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards, and to address misinformation on subjects including fertility.

NHS England has produced short videos in community languages including:

More videos in additional languages are available via NHS England. Other language videos are in development.

BBC Asian Network has produced information on COVID scams in five community languages:

  • Gujarati with Kamlesh Purohit from BBC Radio Leicester 

  • Punjabi with Raj Kaur Bilkhu from BBC Asian Network

  • Sylheti with Poppy Begum from BBC Asian Network

  • Tamil with Jeyapragash Nallusamy from BBC World Service

  • Urdu with Haroon Rashid from BBC Asian Network

 

British Sign Language resources


Public Health England has produced these videos in BSL:

Leaflets on which these videos are based on are also available to download and paper copies are also available to order.

 

Easy Read information

 

Government Guidance



Long COVID 


Around one in 10 people with COVID-19 continue to have symptoms and impaired quality of life 12 weeks after they have had the virus. Common symptoms of Long COVID include breathlessness, headaches, cough, fatigue, and cognitive impairment or ‘brain fog’. 

Online Long COVID support is available from Headway, Surrey, for COVID 19 survivors and families. These are one-hour sessions, via Zoom, run by a member of the Cognitive Rehabilitation team. Sessions will be ongoing, offer peer support, and will be free of charge. Sessions will share ideas for strategies and skills on how to manage fatigue, memory issues, information processing and other executive skills. Peer support and discussions can help survivors feel less alone and help recovery. Enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01483 454433.

 

Mental Health Information

 

Recovering from COVID

 

Research into Long COVID


The NIHR (National Institute of Health Research) and UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) are spending £18.5 million funding four research studies to better understand and address the longer term effects of COVID-19 on physical and mental health.

 

Vaccines approved for use in the UK




COVID-19 vaccinaiton and blood clotting

 

Healthcare and community settings posters

 

COVID-19 vaccine animations launched to help tackle disinformation

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched a series of animations aimed at tackling disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine. Aimed specifically at encouraging uptake in ethnic minority groups, the animations are available in 17 different languages and are suitable for use on a wide range of social media platforms. They cover key topics including vaccine safety, how it was tested, how it was developed so quickly, what is in it, and what the side effects are. Original files can be downloaded from the campaign resource centre in the form of short clips and also a longer video, and the English versions are also available on YouTube.

Needle phobia

 

 

 

Review Date: 2021-02-05
Review Due: 2021-03-05
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