COVID-19

Sussex Total Foot Care is open for all clinic and home visit appointments, strictly following the recommended COVID-19 guidelines

Last updated: 13th January 2022
 
Do you or anyone in your household have symptoms of a cough or high temperature, or is currently in isolation due to symptoms?

Following the Government Announcement regarding 19th July. The Royal College of Podiatry has advised that patients should continue to wear face coverings and Podiatrists are required by Public Health England to wear the same levels of PPE.

  • At Sussex Total Foot Care if you are mask exempt please advise reception on booking and we will try and accommodate you at the end of the day to reduce any risk to our vulnerable patients. Should you attend with no face mask without prior arrangement one will be provided for you.
  • Hand hygiene is essential to reduce the transmission of infection in health and other care settings and is a critical element of standard infection control precautions (SICPs). All patients will decontaminate their hands with an alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) when entering and leaving Panacea Medical Centre. Staff will also adhere to strict handwashing protocol.
  • All our equipment at Sussex Total Foot Care is single-use or sterilised using an autoclave.
  • We will wear protective equipment such as gloves, masks, and protective glasses.
  • Between patients, all surfaces and door handles will be cleaned with antibacterial and viricidal wipes.

If you show any of the signs of COVID-19 infection you must self-isolate for 10 days, if any of your household show symptoms you must also self-isolate for 10 days. If you have a temperature, a continuous cough or have recently lost your sense of taste and smell. Or if you have had a PCR test and are awaiting the results. Then please reschedule your appointment.