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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Occupational Health Long Covid Service

What is the Long Covid Service ?

The Occupational Health Long Covid Service provides support, advice and rehabilitation for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde employees who continue to be affected by ongoing symptoms related to Covid-19 infection that have lasted more than 12 weeks  and impacts on their performance or attendance at work.

Service Criteria

  • Off work for at least 12 weeks with Covid 19
  • Sick line with covid as a diagnosis
  • Support for staff members presenting with emotional, cognitive, and physical issues that influences their ability to engage in everyday activities including work as a result of their long covid symptoms.

 

The Long Covid service is made up of: a specialist Physiotherapist, two Occupational therapists, an Occupational Health Nurse and a Psychologist with access to support from the wider Occupational Health team. The aim of the service is to support employees to improve their health, functional capabilities and quality of life, leading wherever possible to a return to work.

This may be through supporting employees to access self – management tools to assist in their understanding of their condition and aid their recovery, return to work advice and access to a rehabilitation treatment programme for those with more complex symptoms if they meet our inclusion criteria. Access to the service is currently through management referral.

We are based within the Occupational Health Service on the 6th Floor, West Glasgow ACH, Dalnair Street, Glasgow, G3 8SJ and can be contacted on 0141 201 0600.

 

Last Updated: 25 January 2022