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NHS England has issued guidance for primary care-based healthcare professionals on required actions whilst novel coronavirus is an infection risk to the population.

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for community pharmacy can be found here.

A SOP for general practice can be found here.

Advice for clinicians on coronavirus can be found here.

Please note that these SOPs may be subject to amendment as the situation changes – members are advised to check regularly for updates on the NHSE and/or PSNC websites.

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