Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Page update 09:00
1st January 2022

Advice for UK Patients 

 

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus. More information from NHS can be found here

Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home if you have either:

- A high temperature: this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)

- A new, continuous cough: this means coughing a lot 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)

- 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

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Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do

The 111 service can be found here 

 

If you feel severely unwell call 999