Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and advice

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Last Updated – 17/03/2020

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

What to do if you have symptoms

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:

  • a high temperature
  • a new continuous cough

This will help to protect others in your community while you are infectious.

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

You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.

We will not be testing people who are self-isolating with mild symptoms.

COVID-19: stay at home guidance

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

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at

Please go to our news page for further information regarding appointments and prescription requests. 

If you have to self isolate you can obtain an isolation note from  You do not require a sick note during this period.