OF THERAPY SERVICES
New patient & follow up appointments are available for the below services from the listed dates.
Physiotherapy - From Mon 8th June
Osteopathy - From Mon 8th June
Podiatry - From Wed 10th June
Foot Healthcare / Chiropody - From Fri 12th June
Sports Therapy - From Mon 29th June
Limited Massage Sessions - From Wed 6th July
Increased massage service availability - From Mon 20th July
Wherever possible HTC would request that our clients pay for their respective therapy service via telephone.
This will support the practice in maintaining effective infection control standards during
Our On-Line bookings service will again be available as of Mon 1st June 2020.
In light of infection control measures we would encourage all clients to complete the short online registration and utilise this system for new and follow up appointments .
Please click the bookings link at the bottom of the page to access this service
HTC & COVID-19
HTC Recommences activity on Monday 8th June 2020.
As a responsible para-medical facility our team will reinitiate service provision from this date & regularly review practice activity under the below detailed criteria.
Staged introduction of service type availability
Daily to weekly review & appraisal of infection control measures effectivity at our site
Daily review of Government and Medical / Healthcare Professional Body guidelines relating to COVID-19
Regular reviews of safe practice to ensure both clientele / patient & staff protection
HTC Infection Control Team & Director decision to:
1. Continue current practice
2. Cease activity
3. Increase activity restrictions
4. Ease activity restrictions
Regular provision of related updated COVID-19
information to all patients / clients and staff
We here at HTC are always keen to provide a full spectrum of service availability for our patients / clients.
However, we request your understanding in relation to all activity level decisions and subsequent service(s) availability during COVID-19.
HTC INFECTION CONTROL DURING COVID-19
THE FOLLOWING POINTS PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW FOR PATIENTS / CLIENTS OF INFECTION CONTROL MEASURES THAT WILL EXIST DURING ACTIVITIES AT HTC DURING COVID-19
If you have COVID-19 Symptoms or have over the past 14 days been in direct contact with anyone who has experienced COVID-19 symptoms then please do not attend this clinic. Please follow the self isolation guidelines as directed by the government. See: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIg77qn-DE6QIVFuDtCh3iLgwaEAAYASAAEgKZ1PD_BwE
Symptoms of COVID-19 include: A high temperature - A new continuous cough - Loss or change to your sense of taste or smell
All booked patients / clients will be remotely screened (telephone or online) the day prior to their appointment to complete a COVID-19 screening / consultation & to ascertain their treatment priority level.
Patients / clients will be required to complete an additional therapy / COVID-19 consent form on attending their first appointment.
All therapists will be operating with full clinical PPE.
Administration staff will be operating with PPE.
Fee payment will wherever possible be completed by telephone.
All attending patients / clients will be provided with a disposable face mask (and gloves where necessary), which will be disposed of on site.
Patient / client bookings will be staggered to reduce practice footfall by > 50% to facilitate social distancing and facilitate infection control compliant cleaning of treatment rooms between patients.
Unless absolutely necessary all patients / clients will be asked to attend alone to reduce the practices footfall.
There will be a restriction on patient age range until further notice. Patients below the age of 12 and above the age of 70 will be subject to initial telephone consultation with the practices therapy lead prior to being booked for an appointment at our site.
There will be a restriction on patients attending the practice whom are detailed as medically at risk during COVID-19.