If you are suffering from any of the following symptoms
- A high temperature (37.8 degrees and above)
- A new continuous cough
As per current government advice if you are suffering with any of the above symptoms please do not enter the practice. Instead, go straight home give us a call and we can re-arrange your appointment for another time.
This is to protect our vulnerable patients who may need urgent dental treatment.
You do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days, contact NHS 111 online at 111.nhs.uk. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999.
Find out more at gov.uk/coronavirus
Information about the virus
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.
You can help prevent the spread of infection
The best way to protect yourself and others is:
Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for a min of 20 seconds, or use sanitiser gel
Catch your cough or sneeze in a tissue, bin it, and wash your hands
For more the latest information and advice, please visit the Government website for Department of Health’s advice.