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  • Writer's pictureHealthwatch Portsmouth

Rule Changes Due to Uprise In Covid, Mask Wearing Mandatory in Health & Care Facilities

Covid Cases Rising Health and Care facilities are revising the rules regarding the wearing of masks. This has now become compulsory for all staff, patients and visitors. Social distancing in health care facilities is recommended, and the use of alcohol hand gel will be strongly encouraged.

To see the latest Covid rules for each service, please click the links below.

Rapid Lateral Flow Tests Some people may be eligible for free rapid lateral flow tests which can be sent to your home. Who can get a free NHS coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow test – NHS (

To order rapid lateral flow tests online, Click HERE

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