As you are aware, we are currently in the grips of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and as a result we kindly ask you to carefully read this information prior to your dental appointment.
Firstly, we would like to point out that we are open and fully operational. If this situation changes then you will be informed as soon as possible prior to your appointment.
If you have any symptoms of the infection with the coronavirus,
- A new continuous cough
- A high temperature of >37.8 degrees,
We would also ask you not to attend your appointment if you fall within a vulnerable/ at risk groups such as:
- Pregnant Women
- People aged over 70
- Underlying health conditions
- Heart Disease
- Lung Disease
- High blood pressure
- Have a weak immune system
If you do fall into one of these categories, we ask you to cancel your appointment over the telephone (01483 575620) or by responding to this email, and we ask you not to attend the Practice. We will keep a record of your name and will contact you to re-arrange once it is safe to do so.
If you are well and able to attend your appointment, then upon entering the Practice you will be asked to use the sanitizer on the reception desk. You will also be able to wash your hands in the two toilet rooms in the Practice to help you maintain good hand hygiene.
Please try to maintain ‘social distancing’ between our staff and other patients during your appointment. Our staff have been advised not to shake hands and to endeavour to maintain ‘social distancing’ from each other and patients wherever possible. When examining our patients all our dental staff will be wearing personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves and eye protection.
We would like to reassure patients that as a Dental Practice we are very well placed to provide optimum cross infection control procedures during your appointment and are taking every precaution we can to ensure cross infection risk is minimised.
We look forward to seeing you soon and please stay safe and wash your hands regularly.
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England and further information is available on nhs.uk
Rectory House Dental Team