Accepting New Patients Today
Accepting New Patients Today
Up until now we have only been offering appointments to those presenting with an urgent need. However, we are now in a position to provide care to wider population of people. We have been busy working behind the scenes in order to ensure the safe practice of our clinic upon our return. This work has included formulation of risk assessments, hygiene policies, procurement of adequate PPE and adaptations to the premises and how we will operate moving forward. We understand that many people have been struggling without our face to face services and we are pleased to now be in a position where we can safely welcome clients back into the clinic.
OUR DECISION TO REOPEN
We have followed guidance from The General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and Government Guidelines to inform how we intend to operate moving forward
"There is no prohibition on chiropractors providing care for patients. Chiropractors should continue to exercise their professional judgement in determining whether it is appropriate to see any, and each, patient. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the GCC has consistently stated that for patients in need of care a registrant must have regard to the Code, and must:
GCC Full Statement 3rd June 2020: https://www.gcc-uk.org/news/entry/updated-statement-exercising-professional-judgment-providing-safe-chiropractic-care-during-covid-19
Covid-19 Government Legislation: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/350/made
PRECAUTIONS WE ARE TAKING TO KEEP YOU SAFE
It is our duty of care to ensure that we are compliant with Public Health England and their requirements, which include maintaining social distancing, adequate PPE and appropriate hygiene procedures.
Despite our precautions, there is always a possible risk of human-to human transmissions of the Coronavirus. Whilst we have considered at length the reasonable precautions we need to take in order to operate safely, we cannot 100% guarantee that we are able to eliminate the risk of transmission.
Clients will be attending at their own risk and in order to make an informed decision, our Risk Assessment and Covid-19 precautionary procedures can be found below.
WHO CAN ATTEND AN APPOINTMENT
Our services are now open to all individuals. If you do fall into one of the 'At Risk' categories below and you are in need of care but worried about coming in then please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Tom will give you a call. Based on our risk assessment and your clinical need Dr Tom will offer advice on the most appropriate course of action. If your symptoms require face to face treatment, we will talk through the options available to you, the extra precautions we will take and the potential risk involved. You are seen to be ‘At Risk’, as defined by Public Health England, if you are:
TEMPORARY OPENING HOURS
Tuesday 26th May 16:00-18:00
Thursday 28th May 16:00-18:00
From June 1st
HOW TO BOOK A CHIROPRACTIC APPOINTMENT
New or existing patients can book online via our online booking page or via email (email@example.com).
If you are having trouble on the website, please email us.
We will require everyone entering the building to have signed an online consent form which you will receive via email prior to your appointment.
For the foreseeable future all Cognitive Behavioural Therapy sessions will be carried out via Telephone or skype.
These can be booked online via our website or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to the link below for free psychological resources and self-help information to help you or your family cope during this difficult time. Please contact us if you would like to speak to our psychological therapist.