Covid-19

Information for patients and members of the public

Important information on a broad variety of topics related to the Covid-19 virus, for patients and members of the public, can be found on the HSE website.

Information for healthcare professionals

The following documents have been produced for use by IIOHNS members and other healthcare professionals seeking information:

Covid-19 Update. (Prof. James Paul O’Neill, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

Irish Head and Neck Society Considerations on Covid-19. (Mr. Patrick Sheahan, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork)

ENT Guidelines for Clinical Practice – Covid-19. (Ms. Mary Bresnihan, Sligo University Hospital, Sligo)

Resumption of OPD Activity in HSE Hospital Groups, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Nash Patil. President Irish Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
& Michael Walsh, Clinical Advisor, NCPS)

Interim Clinical Guidance on Flexible nasendoscopy (FNE) and nasal endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic (Sheahan et al.)

The following documents have been produced by the National Tracheostomy Safety Project, related specifically to dealing with tracheostomies during the Covid-19 pandemic:

NTSP Considerations for Tracheostomy in the Covid-19 Outbreak

Paediatric Tracheostomy and Tracheostomy Long-Term Ventilated Care during the Covid-19 Pandemic

A number of other useful documents have been produced by ENT UK, and can be found on the ENT UK website