The survey is the first stage of the COVID-NURSE project, and aims to collect innovations in practice and any novel approaches being used by front line clinical staff and their managers/leaders when addressing the fundamental care needs of non-invasively ventilated patients with COVID-19 in hospital. The survey will be open for three weeks from Monday 3rd August until Monday 24th August 2020.
Results of the survey will inform the development of a new nursing protocol which will be co-created by patients, nurses and other health care workers using data from the survey and from a rapid review of existing evidence which is currently ongoing.
We will then undertake a randomised controlled trial across 18 NHS sites to determine the impact of the protocol on patient experience, care quality, patients’ ability to manage day-to-day activities, treatment outcomes and costs.
Nurses and healthcare workers – Please share your experiences tackling the challenges of COVID-19 care with us here: