Access to treatments for COVID-19 – changes from 27 June 2023
NHS England has written to the majority of patients who are currently eligible for treatments for COVID-19, to inform them the way they access these treatments is changing.
From Tuesday 27 June 2023, eligible patients will be able to self-refer to the COVID Medicines Delivery Unit (CMDU), which provides antiviral medicines to patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and who identify as belonging to the highest risk clinical subgroup.
This includes some patients with cancer, blood conditions, kidney disease, liver disease and auto-immune diseases, among others.
If you are an eligible patient and test positive for COVID-19, please contact the CMDU directly and self-refer by:
- Completing the online self-referral form CMDU Self-referral form, or
- Phoning 03300 587080
Patients will be assessed within 24 hours of referral.
Further information is available online: HIOW CMDU Service