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A new virtual communication system has been set up in just fourteen days to give frontline teams treating patients with coronavirus at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, round-the-clock remote access to specialist colleagues at the Trust. The system will also enable some family members of critically ill patients to see and speak to their loved ones. Read more
People who have been identified by the NHS as being at higher risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus (COVID-19) will be sent a letter asking them to stay at home for 12 weeks in order to protect themselves. People in this high-risk group are considered extremely vulnerable due to their serious and long-term health conditions. Read more.
Health information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) is available on the NHS website and gov.uk/coronavirus. If you are worried you may have coronavirus, please use the NHS 111 coronavirus online service or call NHS 111 if you need to speak to someone. Read more
A healthcare professional who works on our paediatric respiratory team at Royal Brompton Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). We would like to reassure our patients and their families that anybody who came into close contact with this individual is being informed and will be offered advice. No current inpatients are affected.