From the Wuhan 'handshake', to sneezing
into the inside of your elbow, there's some
great advice in this video on YouTube.
Click the pic to play it.
Peter Pritchard, CEO, Pets At Home:
"Only a small number of people will be
allowed into the shop at any one time, so
please if you absolutely need to shop try
and come by yourself. We must operate
a queuing system outside of the store/
practice. It's Britain, it will rain, so please
do bring an umbrella for when it does."
A group of
for people living
during the Covid-19 crisis.
Diabetologist Dr Partha Kar has lead
the response, with six specialist diabetes
nurses, two GPs, as well as a dietitian,
a psychologist and a pharmacist all
whom specialize in diabetes care. Kar,
consultant in diabetes and endocrinology
in Portsmouth and NHS England's
national specialty adviser on diabetes,
told The BMJ that the clinicians wanted
to provide "a credible source of guidance
during what has fast become an
epidemic of misinformation. After seeing
the distress and anxiety people living with
diabetes were experiencing when news of
the Covid-19 outbreak hit, along with the
desire for accurate information, a group
of diabetes healthcare professionals Search @_Diabetes101 and #Covid101
have decided to get together to try and
help as much as possible. We wanted to
alleviate fears around Covid-19 as well as
provide people with a secure base to gain
The account is operated by two or
three healthcare professionals a day to
answer people's queries. It has been
reaching about 170 000 impressions a
day and has provided direct advice to
hundreds of people since it launched.
As well as providing advice, the account
is facilitating activities and discussions
designed to help reduce people's anxieties
and promote psychological resilience.
Kar added: "The aim is to provide
people with trusted and verified advice,
as well as regular daily activities to
help provide a daily structure, promote
positive health behaviours, and boost
morale during the coronavirus pandemic.
By answering questions, the account
may play a role in reducing some of the
increased burden that diabetes teams
and GP surgeries are currently carrying."
The aim is to provide
people with trusted
and verified advice,
as well as regular
daily activities to
help provide a daily
behaviours, and boost
morale. - Professor