Thursday, 10 September 2020

Ceisteanna (245)

Róisín Shortall


245. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the details of the support and advice services available to persons experiencing long-term effects of Covid-19. [23222/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

It is recognised that in some people who have been infected with Covid-19 continuing symptoms or side effects can occur during recovery. These can include physical, mental or emotional difficulties.

A person recovering from COVID-19 infection should speak to their general practitioner or their hospital team about accessing relevant care pathways to ensure that they are enabled to received support and advice for any long-term symptoms or health problems they may be experiencing.

The general practitioner or the hospital team will understand the clinical history and the personal circumstances relating to an individual and can provide the necessary advice and guidance that suit the particular needs of the individual’s circumstances.