CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC INFORMATION
INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS REGARDING
WUHAN NOVEL CORONAVIRUS INFECTION
All 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.
What this means in practice
We are asking people to take simple, common-sense steps to aviod close contact with other people as much as possible, like they would with other flu viruses.
This means reamining at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan or Hubei Province (or elsewhere in China if you have symptoms) and not going to work, school or public areas.
Where possible, you should avoid having visitors to your home, but it's ok for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off food.
You should not use public transport or taxis until 14 days after your return from Wuhan or Hubei Provence ( or elsewhere in Chins if you have symptoms).
Getting food and medicine
We recomment that you stay at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan or Hubei Provence (or elsewhere in China if you have symptoms), and aviod public places. Where possible, contact a friend or family member or delivery services to carry out errands on your behalf.
Taking Children to school
We recomment that you stay at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan or Hubei Provence (or elsewhere in China if you have symptoms), and aviod public places. Where possible, contact a friend or family member to take your children to school.
If you develop symptoms and have returned from mainland China
If you develop a fever, cough or shortness of breath, you should continue to follow the advice above. Please do not leave your home and call NHS 111 immedicately.
Dr Thornton and Dr Richbell retired at the end of September 19. We would like to welcome Dr Lin Mo and Dr Sang Lee to the practice
VIEWING YOUR CLINICAL RECORDS
Patients who have access to their online records please note we are changing the way we code our patients clinical records. This will not affect your treatment or care but if you see anything you do not understand or have any questions, please contact the surgery.