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Clinical Guidelines (Surgery/Surgical Specialties)

Please see below a list of links and resources to relevant materials regarding clinical guidelines for surgery and surgical specialties:

 

Author

Link

SURGERY IN GENERAL  
NHS England

Clinical guidance for the management of surgical patients during the coronavirus pandemic

 

Clinical guidance for the management of major trauma patients during the coronavirus pandemic

 

Clinical guide for the management of essential cancer surgery for adults during the coronavirus epidemic

 

Intercollegiate Guidance

Clinical guidelines on surgical prioritisation during COVID-19

 

SPECIALTY SPECIFIC

 
Breast Surgery  
Association of Breast Surgery COVID-19 resources
Cardiothoracic Surgery  
NHS England Clinical guidance for the management of cardiothoracic surgical patients during the coronavirus pandemic
Colorectal Surgery  
ACPGBI

 

Considerations for multidisciplinary management of patients with colorectal cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance for colorectal surgeons and trainees on rising to the challenges of COVID-19 as citizens, doctors and surgeons

Endoscopic Surgery  
European Association of Endoscopic Surgery

 

COVID-19 statements

Joint SAGES and EAES guidelines on COVID-19 and minimally invasive surgery

 

SAGES SAGES and EAES recommendations regarding surgical response to COVID-19 crisis
ENT  
ENT UK

Changes in ENT during COVID-19 pandemic

Information for patients and health professionals

Guidance for surgical tracheostomy and tracheostomy tube change during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Royal College of Radiologists

Head and neck cancer and COVID-19

 

RCSEd Webinar COVID-19: Hot topics in ENT
Neurosurgery  
NHS England Clinical guidance for the management of neurotrauma patients during the coronavirus pandemic
Ophthalmic Surgery  
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists COVID-19 clinical guidance for ophthalmologists
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery  
BAOMS OMFS and COVID-19
AOCMF Guidelines for operating during the COVID-19 pandemic
RCSEd Webinar COVID-19: Hot topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery
Orthopaedics and Trauma  
British Orthopaedic Association

 

Management of patients with urgent orthopaedic conditions and trauma during the coronavirus pandemic

Changes to orthopaedic services during COVID-19

Speciality and subspecialty guidance and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

NHS England

Clinical guidance for the management of trauma and orthopaedic patients during the coronavirus pandemic

Clinical guidance for the management of patients requiring spinal surgery during the coronavirus pandemic

Urgent and emergency musculoskeletal conditions requiring onward referral during COVID-19

Clinical guide for the perioperative care of people with fragility fractures during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: Hot topics in orthopaedics

 

 

 

Paediatric Surgery  
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons COVID-19 information for paediatric surgeons
NHS England Clinical guidance for the management of paediatric patients during the coronavirus pandemic
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
BAPRAS COVID-19 advice for members
NHS England

Clinical guidance for the management of acute burns patients during the coronavirus pandemic

Clinical guidance for the management of patients requiring plastics treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

Radiology  
British Institute of Radiology COVID-19 resources
The Royal College of Radiologists Coronavirus (COVID-19): what the RCR is doing
Transplant Surgery  
British Transplantation Society

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for transplant professionals

Guidance on the management of transplant recipients diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19

NHSBT / BTS guidance for clinicians on consent for solid organ transplantation in adults and living organ donation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery  
AUGIS

 

Surgical priority in oesophageal and gastric cancer

Statement from AUGIS re hepatobiliary and pancreas cancer patients

Management algorithm for patients with clinically suspected appendicitis during COVID-19 outbreak

 

Urology  
BAUS Information for members: COVID-19
Vascular Surgery  
NHS England Clinical guidance for the management of vascular surgery patients during the coronavirus pandemic
Vascular Society COVID-19 virus and vascular surgery
Oncology Surgery  
Joint Royal Surgical Colleges Guidance

Guidance for Pre-Operative Chest CT imaging for elective cancer surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Guidelines for pre-operative COVID-19 testing for elective cancer surgery

 

 

 

 


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