COVID Questions

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UPDATED JANUARY 2022

Before checking in for your appointment today please read through the questions carefully, and if you answer YES to any please make our staff aware:

· Have you had any of the following symptoms in the past 10 days?

A new persistent cough (coughing for more than an hour or more than three coughing episodes in a 24-hour period)
A high temperature or fever
Loss of, or altered, sense of smell or taste

· Have you or any members of your household had a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in the last 10 days?

· Are you or any member of your household waiting for a COVID-19 PCR test result?

· Have you travelled internationally in the last 10 days to a country that is on the government red list?  Further info available at:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-travellingnorthern-ireland-red-list-country

· Have you been identified by the PHA Contact Tracing Service as someone who should currently be self-isolating or quarantining?

· Do you have any new or worsening respiratory symptoms not already mentioned which suggest you may have a respiratory virus?  For example a runny nose, sore throat, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, congestion, sneezing.

Please also be aware

– If you are considered to be in a vulnerable group please contact our reception teamshttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at-higher-risk/whos-at-higher-risk-from-coronavirus/ 

– our toilets are restricted use so please brush your teeth & use the bathroom prior to attending. 
– where possible attend alone, one other person can attend but only if necessary. 
– Please leave any additional belongings at home or in the car. 
– Arrive on time for your appointment, if you are early remain in the car until 5 minutes prior. 

We appreciate your cooperation in this as we follow guidelines and ensure a safe environment for all our patients and staff.