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If you have travelled from China or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, ring 111 if:

  • You have been in China in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath; or

  • You have been in Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well

Referral to a Specialist?

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a Specialist?

There are many questions relating to what happens next following a GP referral.
Please see attached leaflet that gives guidance to the regular questions that we are often asked such as:
  • Why have I been referred?
  • How will I hear about where and when the appointment is?
  • What happens if I need a test or procedure?
  • What happens if I need new medicines?
  • Who supplies a fit note if I am unable to work?
  • What if I need a follow up appointment?
  • What do I do if I have any questions?

There is also a checklist on this leaflet that you can take with you to your specialist appointment. This will assist with making sure you have all you need.

Associated document

Answered Questions (.pdf, 596.11 KB)

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