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ADVICE FOR CORONAVIRUS

5 February 2020

We advise all our patients to click here to read the latest information and news about Coronavirus.

We advise patients not to come to the surgery under any circumstance but to telephone the surgery if you have any concerns.

 

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS REGARDING
WUHAN NOVEL CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONAll travellers who develop relevant symptoms ( for example respiratory symptoms, shortness of breath, cough, fever) however mild, within 14 days of returning or transitioning from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau should not attend the practice, but should remain at home and immediately call NHS 111 for advice.
  1. Please ensure all practice staff are fully aware of and follow the isolation, cleaning and decontamination guidance for primary care if any patients do present to the practice.

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wn-cov-guidance-for-primary-care/wn-cov-interim-guidance-for-primary-care) section 4 applies.
 
Current Public Health England guidance is being updated frequently, so you are advised to check the gov website (as above) frequently. The CCG will also ensure prompt circulation of changes to guidance to all practices.