Regularly updated guidance and information can be found on this website and at:

The tabs at the top of this page contain more specific pieces of information and guidance which you need to know. Please note those who are shielding because they are extremely vulnerable (updated 18.11.20) have further specific guidance.

If you have any questions about guidance or have questions for DHSC about COVID-19 please let us know at [email protected] and we will seek a response.

We are also working closely with other members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Adult Social Care (APPG) to influence parliamentarians.

Guidance on lockdown, social distancing and easements:

PHE, DHSC & NHS are developing guidance for a variety of professional groups on handling the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the UK. This section gives a quick overview of guidance. Please see the tabs at the top of the page for further information and guidance.

Overview of Guidance and Important Information

  • Resources such as leaflets, posters, guides and resource packs can be found here.
  • Helix Centre end of life care toolkits for carers at home
  • RCGP COVID19 Resource Hub
  • Association of Palliative Medicine – COVID-19 and Palliative, End of Life and Bereavement Care in Secondary Care – Role of the specialty and guidance to aid care.
  • The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at LSE and the International Long Term Policy Network have produced a resource hub of materials on social care and COVID-19 from around the world.  Read more here