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We always do our best to reduce any spread of respiratory illness such as coronaviruses, colds and flu within the clinic environment, however, we can not eliminate all risks. We hope that by providing details of how we operate, we can help put your mind at rest, please contact us if you have any queries.


Patients will NOT be treated when attending appointments with a new onset of respiratory illness symptoms, such as...

  • +ve COVID-19 test

  • High temperature/fever or chills

  • Cough/shortness of breath/breathing difficulty

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • Change to, or a loss of smell or taste

  • Sore throat

  • Body rash

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhoea

  • Generally feeling unwell


    Awaiting a COVID-19 test result

Clinic Protocols

  • Patients are not required to wear a fluid resistant clinical face masks, however will be provided with one should they wish to wear one

  • Pre-registration email sent to patients containing respiratory infection control protocol

  • Respiratory illness screening questions asked before each treatment

  • Higher risk patients or anyone particularly apprehensive about respiratory infection risk can request the first appointment of the day (where availability allows)

      Cleaning Protocols

  • Sanitising surfaces and floors

  • Aerating clinic rooms

   Personal Protective Equipment


    Fluid resistant clinical face mask worn by practitioner throughout appointments

Clinic Equipment

  • Medical grade wipeable pillow case and couch cleaned after each use

  • Dressing area with curtain, seat and hooks for privacy when undressing

  • Single use shorts for patients requiring extra coverage (washed/ironed after use)

  • Single use towel for each patient (washed after use)

  • Single use hand towel in bathroom (washed after use)

  • Alcohol based hand sanitiser available at all times for patients throughout treatment process


Should you have queries about what we do or we haven't included something you have questions about, please let us know.

What to do if you have a respiratory illness

As a Healthcare setting, if you (as a patient) test positive:

  • Look after yourself, stay hydrated, seek advice as needed for symptoms

  • DO NOT visit the clinic until you are well

  • If you need emergency osteopathic care, we will arrange a telephone consultation to determine if you need to visit and the safest means to do so

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