Uveitis Clinical Study Group COVID-19 Info Hub

Guidance links

COVID-19 update June 2021 for clinicians is available here

COVID-19 update June 2021 for patients is available here

 

Support for visually impaired people in the workplace:

This guide to resources for visually-impaired people in the workplace covers advice about legal rights, pecuniary support for patients and general advice.  

 

Archive material

Our archived guidance for patients and clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Archived Guidance for patients is available here and archived guidance for clinicians is available here

Advice for resuming services during the first lockdown is available here

Check out webinar "What happened to Our Management of Uveitic Patients During COVID-19", recorded 27th October 2020 here 

Updates 22nd September 2020

Ophthalmology Restart Video

This excellent short video for patients has been produced by Christina Dinah (NIHR OSG) & NIHR Communications,to encourage continued patient participation in Ophthalmology clinical research

Updates 30th June 2020

For parents and children: Paediatric Rheumatology and Ophthalmology FAQ

This new guidance for parents and children as school is reopening is available  here

Leaving the Lockdown part 1: The Recovery and Reshape of Uveitis and other Ophthalmic Services

Part 1 video (Tuesday 12th May 2020) here

This focused on insights into aspects of planning needed for recovery, and longer-term service re-organisation of uveitis and other ophthalmic services. Guests were healthcare leaders from diverse fields: uveitis clinicians, senior NHS management, experts on digital health, technology and research.

Leaving the Lockdown part 2: Practical Strategies for Resuming and Reshaping Clinical Service in Uveitis and other Ophthalmic Specialties

Part 2 video (Tuesday 2nd June 2020) here

This focused on shared experience and practical learning from uveitis specialists in the UK and Eire during the Recovery phase of COVID19. 

 

Patient Information: How Are Ophthalmic Services Changing in the UK as lockdown eases?

This is a video from Oxford to show how eye clinics and hospitals in the UK are likely to be changing and answers some important questions.  (Video Shared by Graphic artist Jon Brett, Oxford Eye Hospital)

 

Resources for Patients

A YouTube video from the Uveitis CSG Comms Officer here summarizes a number of resources for patients. 

Parents and Children UPDATED 20/04/2020

COVID FAQ leaflet for parents and children.  This is a new and useful resource for families of children with inflammatory eye disease (particularly those on immunosuppressive agents).  It was developed in response to incoming questions from families. We hope you find it useful –  a version is also being hosted by CCAA here

For parents and children, this is a video from the Paediatric Rheumatology European Assocation which provides recommendations for children and young adults with rheumatic conditions