Despite the easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday 19 July, anyone attending a hospital, GP practice, dental practice, optometrist or pharmacy is still required to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules. Infection prevention control guidelines and hospital visiting guidance remain in place for staff and visitors at all health services.
Staff, patients and visitors will be expected to continue to follow social distancing rules when visiting any care setting, as well as using face coverings and other personal protection equipment as appropriate.
Additional advice includes:
- come alone unless you require essential support
- do not attend your appointment if you are symptomatic
- do not arrive earlier than 15 minutes before and leave straight after