This is the process for referring someone to a North East London Long COVID Service from Secondary Care:  
  • Patients being referred from Secondary Care, can be done so via a clinic letter.
  • Patients must meet the below inclusion criteria.
  • This can be emailed to the appropriate service, via the service email address under the service details.
Inclusion criteria for North East London Long COVID Clinics and Rehabilitation Pathways:  
  • Must be registered with a GP in the Clinic catchment area:
    • City and Hackney COVID Rehabilitation Service (CoRe) (Includes Homerton Hospital Long COVID Clinic) – C&H GP
    • Long COVID Service Tower Hamlets and Newham – TNW GP
    • Long COVID Assessment Service Waltham Forest – WF GP
    • The Long COVID Service (Barking, Havering, Redbridge) – BHR GP
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Must have had a face-to-face assessment
  • Must have completed basic investigations:
    • CXR
    • Basic Bloods – FBC, CRP, Liver function tests, U&Es, Ferritin
  • Must have excluded all other possibly underlying pathology
  • Must have excluded all other appropriate care pathways
  • If for rehabilitation only, must have identified there is a need for rehabilitation i.e., the patient has functional limitations or goals