Coronavirus – updated information ahead of July 19th 2021
The Governments coronavirus advice is due to change. England will move to step 4 of it’s roadmap in the easing of all restrictions. For full details of this please visit Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread from 19 July – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
The current advice for healthcare settings is that face coverings and social distancing measures should/will remain in place.
This advice means that patients, including the most vulnerable patients, can continue to safely seek medical treatment.
Cases of COVID-19 are high and are expected to rise. Therefore, the continued use of face coverings for both staff and patients as well as the continued use of PPE for practitioners is encouraged.
Coronavirus restriction changes 17th July
Wales will move to alert 1 on 17th July. The changes from alert 2 can be found here Current restrictions | Sub-topic | GOV.WALES and full details on the restrictions here Current restrictions: summary | GOV.WALES
On the 19th July ALL of Scotland will move to level 0 of the Scottish Governments strategy plan. Full details of level 0 can be found here Coronavirus (COVID-19) protection levels: what you can do – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)
Restrictions remain in place, please see here Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations and guidance: what they mean for you | nidirect
Republic of Ireland
ROI is currently in the recovery phase of their response to the pandemic.
For a full list of restrictions updated 14th July visit gov.ie – Public health measures in place right now (www.gov.ie)