Please continue to wear masks in NHS settings With covid cases in Newcastle on the rise, we want to encourage patients to continue to wear masks when visiting us or any other NHS setting. For GP practices to smoothly deliver safe, efficient services to patients, we need to minimise the risk of covid spreading as … Continued
‘Living with Covid’: What you need to know Today, Thursday 24th February, the government has lifted all remaining legal restrictions to deal with the covid-19 pandemic. This means that there is no longer a legal requirement to isolate after a positive test. Routine contact tracing has also ended, so close contacts of positive cases no … Continued
Do you know what to do when you are unwell? Knowing what to do when you are unwell gets you the help you need as quickly as possible. But it’s not always easy to know the right thing to do or what to do at certain times. It can add extra stress and worry, … Continued
Covid Prevention Measures in GP Practices From 27th January sees the lifting of all remaining ‘Plan B’ measures around covid. People will no longer be advised to work from home, face coverings will no longer be mandatory in indoor venues, and organisations will be able to choose whether to require NHS COVID Passe However, it … Continued
From today, the length of time you need to self-isolate can be reduced to five full days.
From 11th January you no longer need to take a PCR test after a positive lateral flow (LFD) test. Instead, you should isolate immediately. This is a temporary measure while COVID-19 rates remain high across the UK. Whilst levels of COVID-19 are high, most people with positive LFD results can be confident that they have … Continued
Omicron Plan B Explainer Video (British Sign Language) Due to the increased number of Omicron COVID-19 cases, the Government is taking extra safety measures to protect us all. This includes: 😷 Face coverings in most indoor settings 🏠 Working from home if you can 📱 Showing your NHS COVID pass at large gatherings … Continued