Core Chiropractic, New England Road, Brighton, BN1 4GW


  Contact : 01273 933 170

Vulnerable Patient Groups and High Risk Patient Groups

At Core Chiropractic we are attemptng to Mitigiate the risk to patients and their families as much as possible

Please understand that if you are in one of the following group which is cosidered to be vunerable or if you live with somebody in these groups thenwe ask you contact the clinic and make us aware of this before attending. We will then do what is possible to mitigate as much risk as possible or advise we book you in for a video appointment instead

PLEASE INFORM THE CLINIC IF YOU HAVE HAD THE FOLLOWING

1.    
A POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST IN THE PREVIOUS 3
WEEKS

2.    
A PERSISTANT COUGH IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

3.    
A HIGH TEMPERATURE IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

4.    
SHORTNESS OF BREATH IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

5.    
RUNNY NOSE, BLOCKED NOSE OR NASAL IRRITATION IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

6.    
CHANGE IN SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL IN THE
PREVIOUS 10DAYS

PLEASE
DO NOT ATTEND THE APPPOITMENT IF YOU ARE OR LIVE WITH SOMEBODY  WHOSE IS IN A CLINICALY VUNERABLE GROUP INCLUDING

Have had an organ transplant
Are having chemotherapy or antibody treatment for cancer, including immunotherapy
Are having an intense course of radiotherapy (radical radiotherapy) for lung cancer
Are having targeted cancer treatments that can affect the immune system (such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors)
Have blood or bone marrow cancer (such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma)
Have had a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in the past 6 months, or are still taking immunosuppressant medicine
Have been told by a doctor they you have a severe lung condition (such as cystic fibrosis, severe asthma or severe COPD)
Have a condition that means they have a very high risk of getting infections (such as SCID or sickle cell)
Aretaking medicine that makes them much more likely to get infections (such as high doses of steroids)
Have a serious heart condition
Are pregnant

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU LIVE WITH SOMEBODDY IN A CLINICALLY VUNERBLE GROUP OR IN A MODERATE RISK GROUP SUCH AS

Are 70 or older
Are pregnant
Have a lung condition that’s not severe (such as asthma, COPD, emphysema or bronchitis)
Have heart disease (such as heart failure)
Have diabetes
Have chronic kidney disease
Have liver disease (such as hepatitis)
Have a condition affecting the brain or nerves (such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy)
Have a condition that means they have a high risk of getting infections
Are taking medicine that can affect the immune system (such as low doses of steroids)

Otherwise please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you then.

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