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COVID-19 Clinic Policy


COVID-19 Clinic Policy

This document provides a written record of the heightened infection control measures that this clinic has put in place to ensure the safety of all staff and patients during COVID-19.

We have assessed our practice for risks outlined and put in additional processes as detailed below

Undertaken a risk assessment

21/05/2020.  To be reviewed monthly or on change of government guidance.

Heightened cleaning regimes

  • Clinic room to be disinfected after each patient including bench, seating, desk, chairs, hard surfaces, door handles, keyboard, floor.
  • Reception and bathroom cleaned at lunchtime and end of clinic session.

Increased protection measures 

  • COVID-19 screening 24 hours before treatment
  • Removal of all linens from clinic
  • Staff PPE
  • Practitioner hand washing before and after every patient, and at least once an hour otherwise.
  • Patient use of hand sanitiser
  • Patient’s temperature taken before treatment
  • A plastic bag to put essential items in
  • Remote payments
  • Gap between patients entering the building

Put in place distancing measures

  • No longer have a waiting area
  • Patients to wait outside and to then proceed directly to the treatment room

  • Patient and practitioner chairs placed 2m apart from each other.

Providing remote/ telehealth consultations

  • Telephone/video call appointments will be available where face to face is not appropriate

(Document last updated: 22/05/2020

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