This guidance is designed to help practices to:

  • provide advice to patients about staying safe during the COVID-19 outbreak

National guidance

As a trusted first point of contact with health and care services general practices should reinforce government and NHS advice about staying safe and healthy during these exceptional times.

Consider adding this information to your practice website, sending links to patients by text message or email.

Patient information on NHS.UK

The following may be helpful:

Staying healthy

There is an article here about looking after your mental health with links to sources of help and information to share with patients.


Related Content

External Resources

Date Published Article Format Author(s)
April 2020 NHS.UK COVID-19 advice for everyone inc those at higher risk, those with symptoms, handwashing and social distancing Guidance NHS.UK
Revised 20 March 2020 RCN Safe handwashing Downloadable PDF RCN
13 March 2020 UNICEF Handwashing guidance Guidance UNICEF

Page last reviewed: 24 April 2020
Next review due: 24 July 2020
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