Long Covid Test
Covid affects people differently and symptoms can vary from person to person. Additionally, the recovery length is different for everyone as the virus impacts an individual’s body in many ways. Most people who test positive for Covid-19 make a full recovery in under 12 weeks however some people show symptoms for much longer.
Common long Covid symptoms include:
- Extreme tiredness or fatigue
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain or tightness
- Problems with memory and concentration
- Difficulty sleeping
- Heart palpitations
- Pins and needles
- Joint pain
- Tinnitus or earaches
- Feeling sick, diarrhoea, stomach aches, loss of appetite
- A high temperature, cough, headaches, sore throat, changes to sense of smell or taste
Long Covid Recovery Assessment | 45 minute appointment
At London Doctors Clinic, we offer a comprehensive private Post Covid Test, that allows you to explore the impact of Covid on your current physical and mental health with one of our expert GPs. This test for long Covid looks to provide a holistic assessment and contains a range of examinations and tests to help you return to full health and better understand the long term impact Covid has had on your body and mind.
Our team of GPs at our long Covid assessment clinics have access to a full multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, dieticians and a network of in-house consultants who can support any additional care, follow up or tests you may require.
The mental health impacts of Covid can have one of the biggest long term effects. Our integrated mental health pathway means we can access a national network of psychologists, counsellors, therapists and psychiatrists if needed.
How do I book a Post Covid Test?
Simply book online for a 45-minute appointment with one of our fully qualified doctors. Make sure to mention ‘Post Covid Test’ or ‘Long Covid Test’ in the notes section.
Please note our test for long Covid is not available in our Manchester our Birmingham clinics
What our Long Covid Assessment includes:
Our private Post Covid test includes a wide range of tests and examinations to help you get back to full health. Following your consultation, our expert GPs at our long Covid assessment clinics can also refer you to a number of specialists should you require any further investigations or assistance.
- A 45 min appointment with an expert GP
- A comprehensive review of how Covid has impacted you
- Medical history
- Lifestyle and mental health review
- Physical examination
- Blood pressure and oxygen saturation check
- A comprehensive panel of blood tests to check on vital organs such as liver and kidneys
- Covid Antibody test
- Chest x-ray
Additional tests which may be necessary:
- D-Dimer blood test
- Troponin blood test
- CT scan
Covid Health MOT
We also offer a Covid Health MOT, which provides you with an overview of your health and detects whether you have developed antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus.