Our advice for clinicians on the coronavirus is here.
If you are a member of the public looking for information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the NHS website. You can also find guidance and support on the GOV.UK website.
Updated 9 September 2021.
The COVID Oximetry @home pathway should be available to people who are:
- Diagnosed with COVID-19: either clinically or positive test result AND
- Symptomatic AND EITHER
- Aged 65 years or older OR
- Under 65 years and at higher risk from COVID-19, or where clinical judgement applies considering individual risk factors such as pregnancy, learning disability, caring responsibilities and/or deprivation. Further information about clinical judgement can be found on our website.
Pregnant women being referred to a COVID Oximetry @home service should also be asked to contact their maternity team for specific advice around pregnancy and COVID-19.
A lighter touch pathway should be available to any adult aged 18 – 64, that has tested positive and has not been double vaccinated. This pathway is fully self managed and escalated.