As we enter the ‘Living with Covid’ phase of our lives, it’s a relief to enjoy many of life’s meaningful and joyful experiences once again.  However, we remain aware that Covid remains a risk and that we have an ethical duty of care to protect our team members, clients and communities.

Therefore, pending further guidance from Public Health England Infection Prevention and Control teams, the current guidance for those working in the healthcare setting to wear face masks remain in place until further notice.  It’s the view of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Physio First that mask wearing should remain routine for both the therapist and the patient during treatment sessions. We cannot insist on this as it is not the law, we can only request that the public chooses to protect the therapist who is treating them.

In line with these guidelines and to keep everyone safe, we continue our risk assessments and clear communications for consent to treatment for all new clients.

By making safer choices and following public health advice, we can help lower the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

We also continue to offer both face to face and online consultations so that you can continue to look after yourself in the way you feel most comfortable.

Our routine cleaning between patients, hand washing and sanitising and enhanced nightly cleaning remains in place in our clinics.

By making safer choices and following public health advice, we can all help to lower the spread of COVID-19 in the community.