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 patientsand NHS staff while also ensuring that services are available to the public as normal.

The guidance on what to do if you suspect you are affected by the Coronavirus is being updated by Public Health England all the time.

If you believe you may have or come into contact with someone who has Coronavirus, please contact the NHS 111 online service for information on what to do.

The main advice is to stay at home and to avoid contact with other people. Do not come to the surgery or go to a pharmacy, hospital or other health centre.

The detailed up to date guidance can be viewed on the following link.