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 GUIDELINES FOR CLINICAL EXAMINATION - COVID 19

 

Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics are fully committed to safeguarding the health and safety of all their patients/clients

During each examination, consultants will be adhering to the following guidelines –

  • Maintain a safe distance of at least 2 metres during consultation – except during physical examination.

  • All reasonable precautions will be taken to maintain patient/client safety.

  • Furniture within the examination room will be sanitised before and after each consultation.

Patients/clients are asked to adhere to the following:

  • Attend the appointment alone – unless a chaperone is needed e.g. children under the age of 18 or patients/clients with severe mobility issues.

  • If you need a chaperone, please travel only with members of your household.

  • Do not attend the clinic until your appointment time – no more than 5 minutes beforehand.  Please wait in your car if you are early.

  • Use the hand sanitiser before entering the consultation room.

  • Wear a face covering, e.g. mask, if possible.

Patients/clients must not attend the appointment if –

  • You are over the age of 70 – government guidelines state that these individuals should be self-isolating.

  • You have a significant past medical history such as diabetes.

  • You have a current medical condition and have been advised to self-isolate.

  • You or a member of your household have any symptoms of Covid 19 i.e. fever, high temperature, new/continuous cough, loss of sense or smell.