Keeping you Safe - Covid-19 Precautions in Our Clinics
IMPORTANT UPDATE ON COVID-19 FROM HORIZON RADIOLOGY
HORIZON IS AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH PROVIDER WE WILL BE OPEN FOR SCANS AND X-RAYS
Please call the 0800 number to book for scans, no appointment necessary for X-Rays
Horizon staff have the necessary protective clothing and only the patient will now be admitted into our clinics given the Code 3 status.
Thank you for your ongoing support and want to ensure you that Horizon is taking every precaution in protecting the health of our staff and patients from our local communities. You can still visit us for your X-ray, scan or injection however our criteria for entering our clinics and receiving scans has increased
due to the Covid19 virus.
YOU MUST sanitise your hands on entering the clinic at the sanitising stations provided – NO EXCEPTIONS.
Horizon Radiology pandemic precautions
If you have a cough or flu like symptoms you WILL NOT be allowed entry into our clinics as Horizon does not have access to negative pressure ventilation rooms, a large stockpile of personal protective equipment or hospital-grade cleaning supplies. In order to minimise risk to our staff and best serve the needs of our patients and referrers, Horizon Radiology is not currently in a position to be imaging people at increased risk of COVID-19.
Number of support persons/observers
To help prevent the spread of the virus, only the patient should be in the room when the imaging is carried out.
As from 31 March 2020 NO visitors will be allowed into our waiting rooms, only the patient, except for:
- Children having a scan or X-Ray needing a support person.
- Emergency scans - can have one support person.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support over this challenging time.
If you are experiencing a fever, dry cough or shortness of breath, we encourage you to contact your GP or Healthline on 0800 358 5453