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PHOSP-COVID study receives Med-Tech and Life Sciences award at the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2023
The award for Innovation in Med-Tech and Life Sciences went to the PHOSP-COVID Team for their insights which have been helping to affect clinical practice and government policy, and informing new plans for the treatment of Long Covid.
PHOSP-COVID study update (Summer 2022) - Newsletter and Webinar
Hear from the PHOSP-COVID study team about the study results so far, ongoing patient involvement work and legacy plans in our newsletter and public webinar.
UK study of more than 2,000 patients after hospitalisation with COVID-19 shows only around 1 in 4 feel fully recovered after one year
A new UK study of more than 2,000 patients after hospitalisation with COVID-19 presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2022, Lisbon 23-26), and published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine shows that, one year after having COVID-19, only around one in four patients feel fully well again.
Sickest Covid patients still have symptoms a year later
The Express 25/04/2022
Just a quarter of patients admitted to hospital with Covid are fully recovered 12 months later, a study has revealed. The findings show that long Covid is becoming a "highly prevalent, new long-term condition".
Only 29% of UK Covid hospital patients recover within a year
The Guardian 24/04/2022
Fewer than one in three people who have been hospitalised with Covid-19 have fully recovered a year after they succumbed to infection. That is the shock finding of a survey into the impact of long Covid in the UK. The team of scientists and doctors at Leicester University also found that women had poorer recovery rates than men after hospitalisation, while obesity was also likely to hinder a person’s prospects of health improvements.
Covid patients still suffering a year after being infected
The Times 24/04/2022
More than 70 per cent of those admitted to hospital because of Covid-19 are suffering complications from the virus a year later, according to a study of patients at 39 NHS hospitals. The most common ongoing symptoms from long Covid include fatigue, muscle pain, physically slowing down, poor sleep and breathlessness.