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Read all of BSR's resources on rheumatology and COVID-19.

You can now access all of our COVID-19 guidance through COVA, a button-based chatbot designed to help you find the relevant information you require quickly and easily.

To use the chatbot, select the chat icon at the bottom right corner of every page of our website. and use the buttons to easily find the information you're looking for.

We developed this clinician-focused version of COVA in partnership with Versus Arthritis, who originally developed a patient-focused version.


COVID-19 guidance

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COVID-19: England’s second lockdown and clinically extremely vulnerable people

Clarifying which rheumatology patients are considered clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV)
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Comment: COVID-19 and building resilience in rheumatology services

Following on from our COVID-19 recovery statement, find out more about our plans
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Comment: non-COVID-19-related services must be prioritised

Our response to the Health and Social Care Committee report
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Top tips: advice lines

Rapid access to specialist advice has become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the disruption of routine outpatient services
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BSR responds to workforce and social care parliamentary inquiry

Find out what we said about how rheumatology services adapted to the pandemic
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Blog: impacts on access to care

Find out more about the factsheet and what else the Policy team's been doing
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COVID-19: Statement on recovery and restoring services

BSR statement on the issues faced by rheumatlogy services during this pandemic.
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Restarting rheumatology services: how we can help

After hearing from members on the challenges they're facing, here's what we can do
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Triage top tips

As we move to the COVID-19 recovery phase, we want to share our top tips for improving triage
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If you have any queries related to COVID-19 and rheumatology, please email our Policy team, who'll be happy to help.

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Members can access our COVID-19 forum to share their information and experiences during the pandemic.

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