Urgent health needs

For less urgent health needs, contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way. If you have an urgent medical need you should call 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk. If a life is at risk, call 999.

Using library.nhs.uk

The content producers are solely responsible for the accuracy and fitness for purpose of their content.

Health Education England is not the creator, owner, editor, manager or provider of the content listed within the Coronavirus resources on library.nhs.uk.

Health Education England is not responsible or liable for any advice, services or products that you obtain through the use of the content listed.

The Coronavirus Resources section on http://library.nhs.uk is intended to provide supportive relevant information only. It should be treated as a guide that aids users to identify relevant resources. The resources should be treated as complementary to any advice users have been provided with by a qualified medical professional. If a user feels their symptoms are not improving or has concerns about their health, then professional medical advice should be sought. If there is any concern, or defect as to the content of the resources, then users should contact the named supplier without delay.

Links to external web sites

Links contained in library.nhs.uk will lead to other web sites which are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. Listing and linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Liability statement for healthcare professionals

Any healthcare professional recommending Coronavirus resources listed on http://library.nhs.uk is not liable for any adverse reactions or a deterioration in health experienced by users. The liability resides exclusively with the developers of the content in question and it is their responsibility to maintain compliance with the relevant regulations.

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Email disclaimer

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that people who communicate with library.nhs.uk understand the way in which electronic mail (email) should be used. Its aim is to ensure that email is used effectively for its intended purpose without infringing legal requirements or creating unnecessary business risk.

The statement below applies to all incoming and outgoing email messages to or from library.nhs.uk:

“This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any reading, printing, storage, disclosure, copying or any other action taken in respect of this email is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by using the reply function and then permanently delete what you have received.

Internet email is not a secure medium. Emails sent via the Internet could be intercepted and read by someone else. Please bear that in mind when deciding whether to send material to library.nhs.uk

You have a responsibility to ensure laws are not broken when composing or forwarding emails and their contents.

Attachments to email messages may contain viruses that may damage your system. Whilst library.nhs.uk has taken every reasonable precaution to minimise this risk, we cannot accept any liability for any damage which you sustain as a result of these factors. You are advised to carry out your own virus checks before opening any attachment.”