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ebolaOctober 20 2014

NHS England will be sending information and posters on Ebola to community pharmacies as well as GP practices and A&E departments, says PSNC.

Two poster types have been designed, one for health professionals and the other for the general public. The information for pharmacy staff follows three key steps:

•    Has the patient returned from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone or cared for an individual with Ebola in the past 21 days?
•    If so, is the patient complaining of fever or feeling unwell?
•    If so, without making physical contact, direct the patient to an empty area or room and call NHS 111 who will advise on the next steps to take

PSNC says it will put more information on its website about when pharmacies should expect to receive copies of the posters once the information is available.

Links:

PSNC statement

Ebola advice poster

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