Coronavirus Pre Treatment Questions

Do you currently have COVID-19 or any symptoms of COVID-19? Yes ☐ No ☐ 

Please defer your treatment if you: are waiting for a COVID-19 test result; have recently tested positive for COVID-19; or have a high temperature, new continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. 

If you currently have symptoms of COVID-19 but have not yet had a test, please arrange one as soon as possible. If you have any other new or unusual symptoms, please discuss these with your therapist before your appointment. 

Have you had COVID-19? Yes ☐ No ☐ 

If you received medical treatment for COVID-19, please contact your therapist before treatment. 

Does anyone in your household or support bubble have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19? Yes ☐ No ☐ 
Have you been in close contact with anyone else in the past 10 days who has symptoms of COVID-19, or been contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service (or the equivalent in your country) and told to self-isolate?
Yes ☐ No ☐ 

If yes to either question, please defer seeing your therapist until it is safe to do so. 

Are you currently shielding? Yes ☐ No ☐ 

If yes, please defer treatments until you are no longer shielding. 

Are you classed as clinically extremely vulnerable? Yes ☐ No ☐ 

If you meet the government’s definition of someone who is clinically extremely vulnerable, please discuss this further with your therapist and seek verbal or written consent from your GP, midwife or consultant before having a treatment. (If you are unsure if you are clinically extremely vulnerable, please refer to the NHS website at www.nhs.uk). 

Actions to take on the day of your treatment

Please check your temperature on the morning of your treatment. If it is higher than usual, or if you have any other symptoms, please contact your therapist to defer your treatment. 

Please ensure that you follow all new procedures explained to you by your therapist, prior to treatment.

Your therapist has carried out a full risk assessment and adheres to COVID-19 guidelines produced by the government and their professional association, the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). For more information, visit fht.org.uk/coronavirus 

Please note that if your therapist develops symptoms of COVID-19 and tests positive for the virus, your contact details may be shared with NHS Test and Trace, or the equivalent service in your country (in line with GDPR/data protection), to help minimise the transmission of COVID-19 and support public health and safety. 

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