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NHS sets out long COVID action plan

Patients with long-lasting symptoms from COVID will have access to more convenient tests and checks closer to home, under new NHS measures for long COVID.

Specialist clinics, dedicated to long COVID, will now be able to send people for tests at local one stop shops and mobile clinics.

Backed by an additional £90 million investment, the updated long COVID plan includes ambitions for all patients to have an initial assessment within six weeks to ensure they are diagnosed and treated quickly.

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