Physical Distancing in GP Practices

The Scottish Government requires General
Practice and other healthcare settings to have
different infection control and physical distancing
guidance to other places such as hospitality and

This is to help reduce the risk to practice staff
and to people attending the practice who may be
at greater risk if they catch Covid 19.

From 19 July 2021 (when we go to Level 0) the
following rules still apply in General Practice

– wearing of face coverings by patients and the
public (unless you are exempt)
– physical distancing of 2 metres in waiting rooms
– contact your practice by telephone in the first instance
– wearing of PPE by staff
– screening of all patients for Covid 19 symptoms

Please support your local practice team by complying with this guidance.