Whilst there is generally less impact from COVID-19 than previously, we continue to be vigilant and from time to time may require application of additional measures. We aim to provide excellent healthcare for our patients, we acknowledge that there is an ongoing risk of COVID-19 infection within our communities.
We apply our standard infection prevention and control measures. Facemasks are available when visiting our practise.). Staff and Doctors may choose to wear a mask, We recommend and encourage all eligible patients and their families to be vaccinated. All staff and doctors are double vaccinated.
We will not discriminate in whether or how you are seen based on vaccination status. We will not routinely require a negative COVID test for attendance. We may collect information on vaccination status to help manage health and risk in conjunction with our screening tool.
Measures to be followed
1. Encourage physical distancing; 2m where possible. Use of ‘sneeze-guard’ on front desk. Ventilation should be encouraged with open windows and active airflow systems where feasible.
2. Covid Symptom screening may be requested at times when there is increased community prevalence for all patients attending (1 per family group), see attached form to be completed and filed for all visits ideally > 24hrs prior.
a. No COVID-19 symptomatic people are to be permitted on-site please.
b. Staff and Doctors should not attend the rooms if they are symptomatic
COVID-19 Screening Tool
May be requested to be completed at times of increased community COVID-19 levels