We continue to closely monitor advice from the Ministry of Health and take extra precautionary measures to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and patients.
To protect everyone, please do not attend if you or your support person have been exposed to anyone with Covid 19 or have any of the following symptoms in the last 14 days:
Fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, change in sense of smell or taste.
To help protect clients and staff, please do not to attend appointments if you are unwell.
For patients and staff on-premise we are doing the following to ensure the safest possible environment:
Physical distancing measures are in place in the waiting room and for these reasons only patients will be admitted to the waiting room. A single support person will be asked to wait outside until being called through by staff for the appointment. Please no children.
On arrival we will encourage the use of hand sanitiser and you will be asked a series of screening questions to ensure your covid free status.
Excellent hand hygiene with increased regularity of surface cleaning of high touch areas.
Sonography staff will be using appropriate PPE as recommended by the MOH to minimise transmission risk.
Frequent hand washing and use of sterile gel is employed by all staff members.
Contact tracing QR code and register is available for support people
We support all our team members need to stay at home if they are unwell for any reason.
People who are symptomatic please DO NOT attend the clinic please contact us to arrange a suitable time for their scan.
If you are experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, change in sense of smell or taste we encourage you to contact your GP or Health-line on 0800 358 5453. See covid19.govt.nz for more information.
We are keeping up-to-date with the situation and this statement will be modified as new information has become available.
Please be reassured your health and safety is at the forefront of our care.
Statement current as of 30 May 2020.