Public Health England are advising anyone who has travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and is experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, to stay indoors and seek help and advice even if symptoms are mild.


Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. 

If you have these symptoms please follow Public Health England’s advice and telephone your GP or NHS 111 for advice.

Appointments at Horder Healthcare

Please avoid visiting any of our facilities if you have returned to the UK from any of the areas above in the last 14 days.

Horder Healthcare in line with other healthcare organisations shall be taking the precaution to delay admissions or consultations at our facilities until the 14 day quarantine period has passed in asymptomatic individuals. Please speak with our team to discuss rearranging your appointment.

For urgent suspected cancer pathway patients please contact the hospital senior team.

The NHS and Public Health England have an established plan to enable them to respond to someone who becomes unwell and are the best place to coordinate your care.

For information on coronavirus please visit the NHS website or GOV.UK.

Page last reviewed on 11/02/2020