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Helping providers identify potential oximetry @home patients

A summary of the information we provide to service providers to help them identify suitable candidates for oximetry @home.

We send providers of oximetry @home services a list, every day, containing:

  • patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 who live or are registered in their CCG area
  • indicators highlighting those patients who meet the recommended criteria for being considered for oximetry @home - those over 65 and/or those regarded as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable and/or those who are symptomatic at the point of testing.

If you are a provider who needs this information and is not currently receiving it, email us.


Information we provide

General patient information includes: 

  • NHS number
  • given name/forename
  • family name/surname
  • full patient postcode
  • contact number
  • registered GP practice

Diagnosis of COVID-19 includes:

  • COVID test result and pillar
  • date of COVID result
  • symptomatic indicator
  • lateral flow test indicator

Age includes:

  • date of birth
  • age
  • age over 65 indicator

Clinical extreme vulnerability includes:

  • clinical extreme vulnerability indicator

Last edited: 24 June 2021 4:38 pm