Health conditions and mental health

Health conditions:

 

Asthma: asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/ or via 0300 222 5800

Other lung conditions, such as COPD and pulmonary fibrosis: blf.org.uk/support-for-you/coronavirus or via 03000 030 555

Diabetes: https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus or via 0345 123 2399 or helpline@diabetes.org.uk

Cystic Fibrosis: https://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/

Advice for cancer patients: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/coronavirus-and-cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/coronavirus

Marie Curie's dedicated Support Line is open 7 days a week - on 0800 090 2309 or via web chat: https://bit.ly/2Urs5nu

British Heart Foundation: https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/coronavirus-and-you

 

First Aid tips from St John Ambulance: In the event of a burn or scald, would you know what to do? Here's our first aid advice: http://ow.ly/viiS50xzuxH

 

Mental health support:

 

The government has published detailed advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the outbreak:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-public-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-the-public-on-the-mental-health-and-wellbeing-aspects-of-coronavirus-covid-19

For more expert advice and practical tips: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Self-isolation and your mental well being – advice from Solent Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapse0c88d 

 

For the Armed Forces:

The British Legion’s contact centre remains fully operational to support the Armed Forces community and can be reached on 0808 802 8080 (8am-8pm, seven days a week) or at info@britishlegion.org.uk.