The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Clinical guidelines


 The links below will direct you to the guidance in this section:

  

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

PPE guidelines 

PPE posters [20/04/2020]

Clinical guidelines - for internal use only

Testing

COVID-19 patient care

Shielding 

Respiratory guidelines

Palliative care

Visiting

Estates and Facilities

Management

IT

Patients on Warfarin

 

Specialty guides for patient management

NICE Guidance

NICE have published the following rapid guidelines in response to COVID-19 relating to:

We have produced a summary of the guidance outlining key recommendations, which are attached for easy reference. Please can you consider this in relation to service delivery in these specified areas.

Please note the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) score is a key determining factor in the provision of critical care and assessment must be completed when adult patients are admitted to hospital, irrespective of age and COVID-19 status. Please refer to the critical care algorithm.

Details of the full guidance can be found on the NICE website.

Paper based health records

Provision of paper-based health records for medical specialties - more info here

 Alert notice

Scope handle issue - 16/06/2020