COVID updates – in association with Macmillan Cancer Support

  • Covid-19 treatments could be fast tracked through new national clinical trial initiative

This will accelerate the development of new drugs for patients hospitalised with COVID-19, reducing the time taken to set up clinical studies for new therapies from months to weeks. Click here to access: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/covid-19-treatments-could-be-fast-tracked-through-new-national-clinical-trial-initiative?utm_source=cfe12fba-ccf3-4b34-a54b-858f4733d771&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

  • Current awareness service for health 

Links and Resources to provide easy access to the key sources of information about the pandemic. Click here to access: http://cash.libraryservices.nhs.uk/subject-a-z/i/infection-prevention-and-control/covid-19/

  • COVID-19 rapid guideline: antibiotics for pneumonia in adults in hospital

NICE guidance available here: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng173