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Barkingside GP practice closed for coronavirus deep clean

PUBLISHED: 08:44 04 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:27 09 March 2020

Fullwell Cross Health Centre in Barkingside re-opened today following a coronavirus deep clean after a patient self-presented on Tuesday evening. Picture: RedbridgeCCG

Fullwell Cross Health Centre in Barkingside re-opened today following a coronavirus deep clean after a patient self-presented on Tuesday evening. Picture: RedbridgeCCG

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A Barkingside GP closed for a deep clean as a precautionary measure against coronavirus.

Fullwell Cross Medical Centre, in Tomswood Hill, was shut on Tuesday evening after a patient allegedly self-presented with symptoms of the coronavirus.

A spokesman for NHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said: "Fullwell Cross Medical Centre is temporarily closed today to enable a clean of the surgery as a routine precautionary measure.

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"The practice will reopen as soon as possible and patients will be advised if their appointment needs to be rearranged.

"We apologise for any inconvenience that may have been caused.

"Safety is our priority and we have been working with public health teams to make sure there is no risk to staff and patients."

Patients who require urgent or help or advice should contact 111.

More to follow.

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