Supporting your recovery after COVID-19

As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind.

 

These changes should get better over time, some may take longer than others, but there are things you can do to help.

 

Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.

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Supporting your recovery after COVID-19

As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind.

These changes should get better over time, some may take longer than others, but there are things you can do to help.

Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.

Information for family, friends and carers

Supporting your family member, relative or friend following their COVID illness can be challenging.

You may be providing emotional and physical help in addition to all your other responsibilities.

This can be a very stressful time for you both and we hope the information within the website will give you reassurance and support during their recovery

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Plasma donors needed

If you’ve recovered from coronavirus, donating your plasma could help other people with COVID.

Do you have COVID?

Get a free NHS test today to check if you have coronavirus.

Unsure if you had COVID?

An antibody test can tell you if it’s likely you’ve had coronavirus before.

Still feeling the effects?

Find out how you can manage the wide ranging effects of COVID that you may still be feeling.

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Breathlessness

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Fatigue

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Cough

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Managing Your Oxygen

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Taste and Smell

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Voice and Swallowing

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Musculoskeletal, Shoulder and Back Pain

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Managing Fear and Anxiety

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Managing Your Mood and Coping with Frustration

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Memory and Concentration

Accreditations and Endorsements

Your COVID Recovery has been developed by leading academic and clinical representatives from these nationally recognised organisations and brings you accredited information in line with national standards.

NHS
British Lung Foundation
The British Psychological Society
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
BACPR - British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
ACPRC - Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care
University of Leicester
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists
British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine
Asthma UK
BDA - The Association of UK Dieticians
Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology
British Thoracic Society