COVID-19 – Information for Patients and Families

Advice for parents during coronavirus

The attached document guides you on when to call for an ambulance, when to call your GP or 111, and when you can feel able to manage yourself. It has been updated with answers to FAQs such as ‘What does it look and sound like if my child is having difficulty breathing?’

Is it serious

This factsheet describes this in a quick reference guide:

How to access local emergency services during coronavirus

If your child is very ill, the attached document describes how children’s care in our part of London has been organised, so you know what to expect from your local A&E:

Should I send my child to school?

Provides advice about when to send a child to school based on their symptoms, and whether to seek medical care.