Corona Virus

Important Information about the Coronavirus) Covid – 19)

The NHS across South Tees area will be better prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases, if the public follows Public Health England advice.

The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which may mean your patient experience is subject to change.

The Chief Medical Officer announced on Friday 13 March that the country is moving into the ‘Delay’ stage of the response to coronavirus (Covid -19)

 

Main symptoms

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to norma

new advice issued by the Chief Medical Officer is to Stay at home for 10 days if you have either

 

For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/cornoavirus

 

Our senior clinical team will be triaging all appointments.

Do not come to the surgery to make appointment

Thank you for your patience.



 
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