Advice On How COVID-19 Affects Specific Diseases

Coronavirus Support for Patients

For guidance with dealing with coronvirus and medical conditions, please use the links below for full information and support.

General NHS Advice

Underlying lung disease (British Lung Foundation)



People affected by stroke


Children/Young People with Type 1 Diabetes

People with Heart/Circulatory Disease

Mental Health

From Rethink- practical tips on managing mental health during outbreak

Managing OCD Symptoms

From OCD-UK- helpful tips on managing OCD symptoms during outbreak:

Older People

Young People with Anxiety

Adults with Anxiety

Rheumatoid Arthritis


Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Pituitary/adrenal Insufficiency (including steroid sick day rules)

Patients with Kidney Disease

Patients with Multiple Sclerosis