Coronavirus and COVID-19
Here you’ll find all our information about coronavirus and useful links for the latest updates. The new type of coronavirus which causes an illness called COVID-19 is now spreading in countries across the world including the UK.
I’m taking each day as it comes
Andy has a rare type of pulmonary fibrosis. At the start of the year, as the coronavirus crisis began, he was in hospital with a pneumothorax. He shares how he’s coped with lockdown and how he plans to approach the next few months, as many return to a relatively normal life.
We desperately need support to continue when shielding is paused
Carol has emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She’s been shielding since March. In this blog, she discusses how she feels about shielding coming to an end, and the support she wants to see continue.
I want my children to feel safe when they leave the house
Nina and her family have been shielding since March. She shares the concerns her children had about leaving the house, and the steps they've taken to help everyone shielding feel safer going outside.
Coronavirus has improved how I experience care
The coronavirus pandemic has forced digital health tools to be the forefront of patient care. Fran, who is shielding, shares how this has improved how she experiences consultations.
Shielding with my partner
Mark explains what it's like to stay at home with his partner, Julie, who is shielding from COVID-19.
Vital information from elsewhere
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If you're a member of a BLF support group
We're advising that Breathe Easy support groups do not meet because of the current situation with coronavirus.
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