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Advice for everyone -Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance

‘Find guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) for health professionals and other organisations.’

COVID-19 and Human Rights

Amnesty Academy
‘By the end of the course you will be able to:
1. Outline various human rights implications of COVID-19
2. Describe states’ human rights obligations in relation to the pandemic
3. Take action to promote social solidarity and a response to COVID-19 that is compliant with human rights’

COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

University of Edinburgh on Future Learn
‘Learn the principles and practice of critical care to treat and care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.’

COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on Future Learn
‘What is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you? Find out more about coronavirus and explore its worldwide implications.’

Global Coronavirus Toolkit

Practical Law
‘A toolkit to guide counsel working across jurisdictions through Practical Law’s global coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemics and business interruption content. It provides resources for use in the UK, US, China, Australia and Canada.’

Science Matters: Let’s Talk About COVID-19

Imperial College London on Coursera
‘The outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is the most significant public health emergency of the 21st century so far. As the epidemic spreads, people around the world want to understand the science behind the most pressing questions: how many people have been infected? How dangerous is the virus? When will a vaccine be available? How can the epidemic be contained, and the damages mitigated? What is the economic impact? What’s the role of social media and local communities in the epidemic response?’

Courts Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and guidance

Courts and Tribunals Judiciary
‘Latest advice and guidance from the judiciary in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be updated when there are significant developments and you should check the page on a regular basis to ensure you are kept informed of the latest position.’

Coronavirus (COVID-19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation

HM Courts & Tribunals Service
‘This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated when new advice is available.’

HMCTS daily operational summary on courts and tribunals during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

HM Courts & Tribunals Service
‘This page provides a daily summary of the HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position during the coronavirus pandemic. We will aim to update this page by 9am daily.’

Remote Working

Work-Life Balance and the Impact of Remote Working

Coventry University on Future Learn
‘Supporting you to thrive at home during the coronavirus outbreak.’

Mental Health

Coronavirus and your wellbeing

‘This information is to help you cope if:
– you’re feeling anxious or worried about coronavirus
– you’re staying at home and avoiding public places, following Government advice that we should stay at home as much as possible
– you are self-isolating because you, or someone you live with, has symptoms of coronavirus. Self-isolating means that you stay home and keep away from other people.’

#Coronanxiety Support and Resources

Anxiety UK
‘Easy access to a range of information, resources and support for helping you understand how to deal with your anxiety during these difficult times while Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting on our lives.’

Demystifying Mindfulness

Leiden University on Future Learn
Discover the science of mindfulness, learn how it works and why, from a political, psychological, and philosophical perspective.

Digital Wellbeing

University of York on Future Learn
‘Do digital technologies affect our wellbeing? Explore the concepts of health, relationships and society in the digital age.’

Managing a Mindful Life

Monash University on Future Learn
Learn how to apply mindfulness techniques, so you can improve your communication, relationships and emotional health.

Managing Mental Health and Stress

Coventry University on Future Learn
‘Supporting you to thrive at home during the coronavirus outbreak.’

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

University of Toronto on Coursera
‘Never in the history of humanity have so many people been feeling intense anxiety related to COVID-19 and the world it will leave in its wake. The intent of this course is to give you a deeper understanding of the anxiety reaction as it relates to various aspects of our current life, ranging from our consumption of news to the way we talk to our children about this. I will also give you clear strategies for managing and, in fact, turning off the anxiety response at least for short periods. My sincere hope is that you will leave this course with a better understanding of how your brain reacts to crises, along with some powerful tools for managing it before it manages you.’

Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills

University of Pennsylvania on Coursera
‘Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr. Karen Reivich. In this course, you are exposed to the foundational research in resilience, including protective factors such as mental agility and optimism. Several types of resilience interventions are explored including cognitive strategies; strategies to manage anxiety and increase positive emotions such as gratitude; and a critical relationship enhancement skill.’

The Science of Wellbeing

Yale University on Coursera
‘In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.’

Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT

University of Reading on Future Learn
‘Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT.’

Wellbeing at the Bar

Bar Council
‘We aim to tackle the stigma associated with mental health and encourage members of the profession, and those who support them to better understand and feel empowered to make healthy choices.’