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Health Information: Covid-19 

Our friends at TELCO are working closely with Barts NHS Trust and Health colleagues covering several boroughs in east London. The following resources contain important information in regards to Covid-19.

Useful Links

  • Multiple languages: advice and guidance on social distancing and for vulnerable people and self-isolation

  • NHS Public Information Poster in Bengali, click here to download


  • A reminder that no migrant or overseas visitor will be charged for the diagnosis or treatment of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Also, anyone who has been in the country for more than 24 hours can register with a GP. There is no requirement for GP practices to request proof of identity or immigration status.


  • Doctors of the World have translated the latest NHS guidance into 44 languages


  • Barts Hospital Trust website contains the latest information for patients and visitors – and can be translated into many languages – see here for instructions


  • Spotlight Youth Centre in Tower Hamlets has launched a new ‘Healthspot’ in-house GP hub for young people aged 11-19 living in Tower Hamlets. Every Tuesday 4-8pm (see email attached for more info – please note this is intended for non-Covid cases – all suspected Covid cases should follow the Govt guidelines and seek advice from NHS 111 online).


  • A reminder that all GP practices are offering appointments and advice over the phone, and are able to register new patients where practicable.

  • Latest health information and advice about Covid-19 on the NHS website, as well as information about the Government response here

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