Ahead of a Parliamentary debate on long covid, over 1600 people shared their experiences of the condition, describing how it had affected their health and everyday lives.
There were several common themes which emerged from the contributions:
- Many described how symptoms limited their ability to take care of themselves and complete basic tasks.
- Many described suffering mental health issues resulting from the condition, including anxieties about the future and prospects of recovery.
- Many reported issues with diagnosis and treatment due to a lack of medical understanding about the condition.
- Many feared how the condition had affected their children and family life.
Follow the link below to find out more about the debate and the Government's response.