Your appointment during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

Download pdf leaflet:  Homerton COVID-19 Screening leaflet [pdf]

Before attending your appointment please answer the following questions

illustration of person coughing Do you have any new symptoms of a cough?
illustration of thermometer in blue circle background Do you have a fever or temperature?
illustration of mouth with tongue out and nose Do you have a change or loss of taste or smell?
illustration of a coronavirus molecule in red Have you had a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in the last 10 days?
illustration of person coughing in light blue circle on left, on right is illustration of thermometer in darker blue circle Are you waiting for a COVID-19 PCR test result?
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Have you travelled internationally in the last 10 days to a country that is on the government red list?

illustration of person coughing in light blue circle on left, on right is illustration of thermometer in darker blue circle Have you been advised to isolate by any NHS organisation in the last 10 days?


If you have answered ‘YES’ to any of the questions above, please DO NOT attend the department.


Please phone the number on your appointment letter to reschedule you appointment or replace your face-to-face appointment with a telephone consultation.

Please make sure you follow Government and NHS guidelines and use the NHS 111 service if you need help to manage your symptoms. Follow the latest Government advice please visit or call NHS 111.

Attending your appointment

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Please use a face covering to cover your mouth and nose while on Trust premises. There are disposable masks at all patient entrances.


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Please make use of the hand sanitiser on arrival and departure at each entrance point in the hospital. Wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds each time. You should do this at home, before coming into the hospital and regularly when you are here, for example after touching your face or using the toilet.

Appointment times

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Please do not come in until 15 minutes before your allocated time slot, to ensure there is enough space to follow social distancing in our outpatient areas.


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Visiting is restricted in our hospital, so please come to your appointment alone as this will reduce the risk to you and others. If you cannot come in on your own and require a carer for assistance, please bring one adult only. This person will also need to have been symptom-free for 14 days.


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Please keep 2 metres apart from other people wherever possible. Please keep to the LEFT in the corridors

Contact numbers: Please contact us via the telephone number on your original appointment letter if you need to make a change to your appointment in light of these guidelines.

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