Brackley coronavirus - surgery says there is no confirmed case and regular updates will be given

Doctors at Brackley's Washington House practice are giving regular updates on the temporary closure of the surgery because of a potential coronavirus incident.

Washington House Surgery, Brackley. Picture by Google
Washington House Surgery, Brackley. Picture by Google

The surgery announcement said: "It is not a confirmed case. We are following the national protocols and guidelines that have been issued by the Department of Health and Public Health England.

"We have temporarily closed the building as a precautionary measure to carry out cleaning in line with the protocols.`

"If you have any urgent medical concerns, including prescriptions, please call the surgery as normal on 01280 702436 and our receptionist will advise accordingly.

"We are sorry for the inconvenience this is causing, for further information about the 2019 coronavirus can be found on the NHS.UK website, including symptoms and advice to travellers returning from affected areas."

The Banbury Guardian has given a digest of Dept of Health advice and information here.

A further update will be provided at this afternoon.