Stay Safe and Well

Accessing health services

If you have an existing medical condition or you become unwell you might be particularly worried about how to access treatment, medication and appointments. Here’s what you need to know.

Other illnesses and treatments don’t go away just because of coronavirus. For those that have existing conditions and need to access health services, or for those that develop symptoms that aren’t coronavirus related, it’s important you get the treatment you need. The NHS has made it clear that health services are still there for those who need them and that you should not ignore symptoms. Read more on the Age UK website

Government and NHS advice

Specific to dementia and older people

Translated information on coronavirus

Doctors of the World have produced Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 43 languages. You canΒ watch a videoΒ orΒ download written information.