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Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Get tested for COVID-19
Vaccination status for travelling abroad
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you or your child has them.
Get a test to check if you have COVID-19, find out what testing involves and understand your test result.
Self-isolation and treating symptoms
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
People at high risk
Long-term effects (long COVID)
Find out about the long-term effects coronavirus can sometimes have and what help is available.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
Take part in research
Find out about health research studies and how you may be able to take part.
Download the NHS COVID-19 app
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Guidance to keep you safe when attending your vaccination appointment
While coronavirus has put limitations on all our lives, it is important that you or your baby or child still have routine vaccinations. They protect against serious and potentially deadly illnesses and stop outbreaks in the community. We recommend that you [attend/book in for] your next scheduled appointment – see www.nhs.uk/vaccinations for details on when they are due.
Travelling to and from your appointment
When travelling to and from your appointment, please follow guidelines which include travelling by car, bike or on foot if possible, keeping a safe distance from others and washing your hands regularly. For more details, go to www.gov.uk and search ‘staying safe outside your home’.
When attending your appointment
When attending your appointment, we will be putting in place a range of measures to minimise any risk of COVID-19:
Following advice from NHS England in view of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) update, as from Monday 16 March 2020 all routine appointments with a doctor or nurse practitioner will first be assessed by telephone triage.
Following your telephone assessment, if the doctor feels you need to be seen face to face then arrangements will be made accordingly.
Our priority remains to offer medical care to our patients with the most urgent medical needs, which may mean we have to suspend some services or are unable to see patients for routine appointments.
In line with the NHS guidance we have temporarily suspended the option of booking appointments online, this allows for all appointments to be triaged by telephone.
These measures are being put in place as a precautionary measure to protect both public and staff.
We will update our website as soon as the situation changes.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW THE GUIDANCE PUBLISHED BY PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND:
If you have been to any of the affected areas in the last 14 days:
- Stay indoors and avoid contact with others
- Contact NHS 111 for advice or visit https://111.nhs.uk/
PLEASE FOLLOW THIS ADVICE EVEN IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SYMPTOMS OF THE VIRUS.
* Do not go to work, school or public areas *
* Avoid visitors in your home *
SYMPTOMS TO LOOK OUT FOR:
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Difficulty breathing
VISIT NHS.UK FOR MORE INFORMATION