I wanted to let you know that here at the Practice it is business as usual. We have been following Department For Health guidance and also implemented our own heightened processes & procedures, alongside investing in dedicated virus protection clothing and masks to protect both you our patients and our dedicated team.
As a practice we already follow very strict guidelines in relation to cross infection, decontamination and cleanliness all under the direction of our professional bodies. We have been following the situation regarding the Coronavirus outbreak for some weeks and have been taking appropriate measures to ensure the safety of our patients.
We have implemented social distancing measures in our waiting rooms and even more frequent cleaning cycles in non-surgical spaces.
In order that we can continue to protect you and our dedicated team we would like to ask you, our patients, to also take appropriate measures.
Before attending the Practice for your appointment we would ask you to review the current government guidelines on the government website gov.uk/coronavirus.
Please DO NOT COME INTO THE PRACTICE IF:
You have travelled to the UK from:- China, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo (South Korea), Cambodia, Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam within the last 14 days, even if you do not have symptoms of the Coronavirus.
You have returned from areas of Northern Italy that are under containment measures. You should self isolate and review the current guidelines at gov.uk/coronavirus
You have returned from the rest of Italy before 9 March 2020 and you develop any of the symptoms of the Coronavirus. You should self isolate and call NHS 111
If you have had contact with someone with Coronavirus, and you have any symptoms such as Cough, Fever, Shortness of breath. You should self isolate and call NHS 111
IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR WISH TO RESCHEDULE ANY BOOKED APPOINTMENTS PLEASE REMEMBER TO CALL US ON 01905 778873.
For patients visiting the practice we would ask you to use the hand sanitiser provided on entering and leaving the building. Our team are not shaking hands at the moment, please do not be offended, we are happy to elbow bump, just ask.
It is important that during this time you continue to look after your teeth and smile as these help contribute to your overall health and wellbeing. We look forward to welcoming you in the practice as usual and help you look after your smile for the happy times ahead. Stay safe and keep smiling.