Following expert guidance from Public Health England, please consider the following before coming to Epsom and St Helier hospitals:
If you have travelled to mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and have a sore throat, cough or flu symptoms, please do not come to our urgent treatment centre or our emergency departments.
Experts from Public Health England advise that the chances of getting the illness in the UK are low. However, if you are worried that you may be infected with novel coronavirus, please stay at home and call NHS 111 for medical advice. If you are seriously unwell and require urgent medical attention please call 999. For more guidance please visit www.gov.uk/government/collections/wuhan-novel-coronavirus (opens in a new window).
Based on current evidence, symptoms of novel coronavirus are flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data at 2pm on a daily basis further notice on this gov.uk webpage: www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-publis (opens in a new window).