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Helping you recover from Long Covid

09 October 2020

There is mounting medical evidence and patient testimony to show that some who contract Covid-19, can take a long time – often months – to overcome the debilitating effects of the virus, after initially falling ill.

The ongoing symptoms can include breathlessness, chest pain, brain fog and anxiety among others, according to a recent report from NHS England.

To help Covid convalescents, and anyone else who’s feeling generally run-down and anxious, about the coming winter, a team of Occupational Therapists at the Recovery Colleges of West London NHS Trust and Central and North West London Foundation Trust, (CNWL), have joined forces to create a series of free webinars.

Alison Hoble, Occupational Therapist and manager of West London NHS Trust’s Recovery college said:

Being part of this important collaboration with our neighbouring trust (CNWL), has been a really positive experience.
We hope that the webinars will be helpful, not only to those experiencing ongoing symptoms, but also for those involved in supporting them.

 

Webinar topics

• Managing anxiety
• Introduction to mindfulness
• Understanding low mood
• Let’s talk about sleep
• How to manage tiredness and fatigue
• Returning to work support
• Health routines during the pandemic
• Coping with Christmas time

When are the webinars?

Starting Tuesday 27 October 2020, the webinars will run weekly, every Tuesday, until 22 December 2020, from 2pm to 4pm.

How to access the webinars

You’ll need to register for the webinars in advance.

See the full timetable and register for the webinar(s) you would like to view.

 

Additional resources

West London NHS Trust Recovery College

Long Covid support