What problem is it tackling?
An estimated 1.3 million people living in the UK were experiencing self-reported long COVID (symptoms persisting for more than four weeks) as of 6 December 2021.
The Office of National Statistics
Most infections with COVID resolve within the first 4 weeks. “Long COVID” is an informal term that is commonly used to describe signs and symptoms that continue or develop after an acute infection of COVID. Depending on how long you have ongoing symptoms for, it can be called one of 2 things:
Ongoing symptomatic COVID
This is where your symptoms continue for more than 4 weeks. If your symptoms last for longer than 12 weeks, it will then be called;
This is where your ongoing symptoms continue for longer than 12 weeks and cannot be explained by any other condition.”
What we will provide
People that track symptoms and quality of life measures (patient reported outcome measures) can communicate better with health professionals and improve decision making and treatment.
Common symptoms in children include:
The “Health Hacks” section is envisaged to provide a comprehensive collection of resources from the NHS “yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk” website.
A general section will include this information:
The other areas are listed below: