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UPDATE 19.07.22

 

COVID-19 GUIDANCE IN LOCAL HEALTHCARE SETTINGS TO BE MAINTAINED OR REINTRODUCED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

In the interests of patient safety and the protection of health and care staff, volunteers and visitors, the wearing of PPE and face masks and any other protective measures employed by hospitals, GP and other primary care practices, will apply across all our premises.  All staff, patients and visitors should follow rules and measures introduced for their safety and protection and the protection of others. This is due to the continuing rise in COVID-19 cases in the community and in our hospitals.

Therefore, all colleagues, volunteers, patients and visitors to hospitals, GP practices, dental practices, optometrists and pharmacies will be required to do the following: 

 

  • HANDS: Wash hands regularly with soap and water or hand gel if hand washing facilities are not available 
  • FACE: Wear surgical face masks (not coverings) in all public areas in our buildings  
  • SPACE:  Give people space (1m away from people is preferable) wherever possible and ensure workplaces are COVID Secure 
  • FRESH AIR: Ensure areas are well ventilated wherever possible by opening windows, etc 


These requirements will remain in place until further notice. 

Please watch out for further updates but in the meantime, please remember that the safety of all colleagues, volunteers, patients and visitors is an absolute priority for us.          

We appreciate your ongoing support. 

 

 

 

 

 

Confidentiality

Blue_Locked_FolderAt Worden Medical Centre we respect your right to privacy and keep all your health information confidential & secure. It is important that the NHS keeps accurate and up to date records about your health and treatment so that those treating you can give you the best possible advice and care. This information is only available to those involved in your care and you should never be asked for personal medical information by anyone not involved.

You have the right to know what information we hold about you. If you would like to see your records, please contact the Assistant Practice Manager or the Practice Manager. There will be a charge for this service.

Our policy on ‘Sharing and Disclosing Patient Information’ is available should you wish to read it. Information regarding Access to Records and Data Protection are available in the Patient Information Folders situated in the waiting areas.

 

 
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