What is our mission?

  1. The prevention or relief of poverty or financial hardship amongst healthcare workers across the UK
    who developed Long Covid during the course of their professional duties, whether or not they are still
    employed, by providing:
    a. Financial support with healthcare needs arising from Long Covid that are not provided by the
    statutory authorities;
    b. Financial support to meet a particular need that arises as a result of a drop in income; and
    c. Financial support to assist in the provision of education, training and all the necessary support to
    enable individuals to generate a sustainable income and be self-sufficient.
  2. The relief of sickness and the preservation of health of healthcare workers across the UK who
    developed Long Covid during the course of their professional duties, whether or not they are still
    employed, by:
    a. Raising awareness of Long Covid, its treatment, recovery and rehabilitation among health
    policymakers, healthcare providers and the general public;
    b. Making known to healthcare providers and health policymakers the views and lived experience
    of members of the general public suffering from or affected by Long Covid; and
    c. Supporting research into Long Covid, its diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation from it and the
    dissemination of useful results of such research for the public benefit.

For the purpose of the objects ‘Long Covid’ means post-acute covid-19 syndrome, where symptoms
and/or long-term complications occur beyond four weeks from initial infection or symptom onset to
include any post viral illness with a suspected or evidenced link to Covid-19.