This is a rapidly evolving situation which is being monitoring
carefully by Public Health England but based on the available
evidence, the current risk to the UK population is low.
We understand you may be worried but there is national advice
and guidance, which you can find at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.
If you're experiencing symptoms that concern you, please don't
go to your GP practice or come to hospital. Please stay
indoors, avoid contact with others and ring NHS 111 for advice.
Our hospitals are running as usual and you should continue to
use services as normal and choose services appropriately based on
Thank you for your support.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community