Day: 6 March 2021

Five in Hospital as Cases Rise

Five people are receiving treatment in hospital for Covid-19 related illnesses as cases of Covid-19 continue to rise on the island. A further 71 cases were confirmed on Friday meaning the total number of active cases now stands at 234. More than 1,000 people are currently in self-isolation – with […]

DHSC Confirms Cervical Screenings Can Continue

GPs have been asked to continue providing cervical screening services, with enhanced safety measures in place to protect patients and staff.   The Director of Public Health and the DHSC have confirmed that the procedure can continue to be offered safely, with mitigations to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission.  It […]

Updated: Smear Testing Reinstated

A post on a GP’s Facebook page has said that smear tests can continue in general practice. Ramsey Group Practice has said: ‘We are pleased to announce we have just had word from Head of Primary Care that cervical screening can continue in general practice. We cancelled all our patients […]