Last updated 18/2/20

This page contains links to further information on the COVID-19 coronavirus. NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) are currently drafting guidance for community pharmacy teams; this is expected to be published in the next few days.

The key guidance for health professionals is available on the Public Health England (PHE) section of the GOV.UK website:

COVID-19: guidance for health professionals (GOV.UK)

Other useful guidance

NHSE&I Briefing: Primary care providers and the coronavirus (COVID-19) (18th February 2020)

PHE COVID-19: flow chart for management of suspected cases

PHE’s Public health matters blog also answers some of the questions people may have about the rapidly evolving situation.

COVID-19 poster for pharmaciesPosters for community pharmacies and general practices to display

Community pharmacies are advised to display the following PHE posters so they are visible to people seeking to enter the premises:

Poster for outside pharmacies, GPs and other NHS settings

Affected countries and places poster


Older guidance issued by the NHS

CAS Alert: Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

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