COVID-19 Related Resources for Health & Social Care Professionals

Mental Health Act

MHCS Stakeholder Update Covid-19 19 March 2020

Royal College of Psychiatrists COVID-19 Guidance for Clinicians

Pilot Practice Direction: Health, Education and Social Care of the First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health)- A new way for mental health tribunals to operate which started on 23rd March 2020

Rethink Mental Illness- A summary of the proposed temporary changes to the Mental Health Act

Health Care

NICE guidance- Rapid COVID-19 Guidelines- Management of patients in critical care; patients who are having kidney dialysis and patients receiving systemic anticancer treatments.

Nursing and Midwifery Council- COVID-19 Guidance including returning to the register

The British Journal of General Practice: Video Consultations: a guide for practice

COVID-19 Hospital Discharge Service Requirements

Social Care

British Association of Social Workers: COVID-19 Updates Page

Implications for Disabled Children- A short film by Steve Broach

Learning Disability England

The Coronavirus Bill and the Care Act- Profound Implications

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

Human Rights

Council of Europe: Statement of Principles Relating to the Treatment of Persons Deprived of their Liberty

Liberty: Response & Analysis of the Coronavirus Bill

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Letter to the Prime Minister

Legal Analysis

Doughty Street Chambers: Insights (a number of papers exploring the Coronavirus Bill)

39 Essex Chambers: A Note on Schedule 11 of the Coronavirus Bill


Shelter: COVID 19 Housing Advice & Information