Covid-19 update: Routine immunisation, thromboembolism, contact tracing, mental health


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In this podcast, Kieran Walsh, clinical director at BMJ, asks editors from BMJ Learning and BMJ Best Practice to summarise the latest clincial guidance related to covid-19. Emma Scott covers the latest on routine immunisation. Abigail Davis discusses advice on thromboembolism and advice on mental health care for healthcare workers. And Matt Castleden summarises the current standing on contact tracing. For more, see: BMJ Best Practice's topic on management of coexisting conditions in the context of COVID-19: BMJ Best Practice's topic on covid-19: BMJ Learning module on COVID-19 rapid guideline on critical care (NICE): PHE contact tracing letters: Emergency Responders: tips for taking care of yourself: NHS England Clinical Guide for the Management of Anticoagulant Services during the coronavirus pandemic: WHO Guiding principles for immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: -

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