Bradmoor Farm, Rear Car Park
St Mary's Church
By Robert Folker - 28th December 2020 10:00am
According to the Bucks Herald, a specialist clinic to treat Covid patients with long-term symptoms is to be set up at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Around one in five people with coronavirus develop longer-term symptoms, and NHS England has provided £10 million for the network of clinics nationally.
This is part of the national drive to supports patients who are suffering from long-term symptoms by giving them access to local specialists.
The clinic at Stoke Mandeville will begin setting up in January and will be in partnership with Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust and the Buckinghamshire CCG.
Patients will be referred to the clinic from GPs as wells as remaining in contact with discharged hospital patients.
The clinic will investigate ongoing coronavirus symptoms that are affecting patients' lives, such as brain fog, anxiety, depression, breathlessness, fatigue, and other debilitating symptoms.
Trust medical director, Dr Tina Kenny, said: "We are pleased to be able to have quickly mobilised a service we hope will improve the lives of those suffering from the longer-term symptoms of Covid and learn more about the disease."
Sir Simon Stevens, the NHS' chief executive, added: "The NHS is taking practical action to help patients suffering ongoing health issues as a result of coronavirus.
"Bringing expert clinicians together in these clinics will deliver an integrated approach to support patients access vital rehabilitation, as well as helping develop a greater understanding of long Covid and its debilitating symptoms."
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Haddenham resident and prolific author, Martin Andrew, has just published another book. Read all about it here.Fans of CS Forester's novels — especially Flying Colours — and Ioan Gruffudd's portrayal of Horatio Hornblower will be in their element with this engaging true-life tale of a jaunt down the rivers Severn and Loire, the first a trial run and the latter a re-enactment of...
The 6th annual Haddenham Scarecrow Festival held in June by the Haddenham Scout and Guide Association was a great success in more ways than one. There were over 100 incredible creations in this year's event, which were very much enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The 2021 Festival was held in aid of the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity and the organisers set an ambitious target of...
The Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust have notified us that Walk-in COVID vaccinations will be available at Stoke Mandeville Stadium every day throughout the rest of July.The centre can vaccinate up to 600 people a day. It is welcoming anyone aged 18 and over who needs a Pfizer first or second dose — please ensure you leave at least eight weeks between doses.Now, anyone qualifying who wants...