(Update 13/03/2020 – Please note this post should now be disregarded please see https://www.hbcompliance.co.uk/news/covid-19-coronavirus-update
The COVID- 19 virus (Novel Coronavirus) has now been declared as a public health emergency and where the risk in the UK has risen from low to moderate as of 1st March 2020, where 35 cases have tested positive.
We have listened to our customers demands on how they can effectively manage those healthcare workers who may be at risk and what course(s) of action are needed to safeguard and protect the healthcare worker, fellow colleagues and their service users.
Enclosed is a copy of COVID- 19 information form (Now removed) where you will find up to date information on the current situation and links to the relevant health authority dependent on your location. We encourage all our clients and their HCWs to ensure they access the relevant Department of Health guidance regularly as it is updated daily at 14:00 hrs (GMT).
Full guidance is available on:
• Novel Coronavirus 2019 – Guidance for healthcare providers with staff who have travelled to china
For citizens and HCWs in Republic of Ireland:
• COVID-19 Coronavirus guidance and advice
List of current specified country or areas is available on the following link:
COVID 19 Specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK or Republic of Ireland
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to speak to one of our nurses in the clinical team on 0141 889 5522 or alternatively email us at: email@example.com where we will be happy to assist.