Patients, Visitors & The Public

Latest information about Coronavirus / COVID-19

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Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or essential work
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Click here for more information and guidance

What to do if you suspect you may have COVID-19 symptoms

The symptoms to watch out for:

  • a high temperature
  • a new continuous cough

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. 

When to use NHS 111 online

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Access NHS 111 online here 

General advice

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

More information can be found on the NHS website here