You’ve probably read a lot about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) over the last few months and you can be assured that all the PPE we use is of the highest quality and meets the standards set by both the government and NHS.
At reception we have screens to protect you and our staff, as well as floor markings to help you to observe social distancing and keep 2 metres apart.
You’ll need to wear a face mask or face covering in the clinic and on our SpaMedica transport buses. Please put on your mask or scarf before entering the hospital or transport bus – please note this needs to be positioned to cover both your nose and mouth.
PPE is required to provide protection to you for any time we need to provide care within less than 2 metres. Here’s our staff you’ll see in PPE:
Our diagnostic equipment has been fitted with breath/splash guards.
This gives you and our staff further protection when running eye health checks, in addition to the mask you both will be wearing.
Our optometrists will talk through your test results and your suitability for surgery and ask for consent for surgery to go ahead.
In order to protect both you and our staff we’ll be minimising face-to-face time in our hospitals. You’ll still spend some time with the nurse, clinician and optometrist – it’ll just be limited to your eye and health checks using our diagnostic equipment.
Our hospitals are COVID-secure – we don’t treat any COVID-19 patients.Find out More
Ensuring everyone’s at a safe distance, always at least 2 metres from other patients.Find out more
Additional cleaning regimes providing safe environments.Find out more
Ensuring we continue to care for our patients, safely throughout their patient journey.Find out more