Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

13 March 2020

The NHS in London and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

Stay at home guidance for people for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has been updated today (March 13)

The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection

If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started.

This action will help protect others in your community whilst you are infectious

Please refer to the NHS website for the latest guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19): https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) publish updated data on cases at 2pm daily. Please see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public for the latest updates.

For our current students, you can see a copy of our latest student update on Moodle.

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