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Covid-19 Templates, Risk Assessments (inc BAME)

We shall develop this page as time goes by as an evolving resource.

If you also have a template that you would like to share with others, please do let us know about it and we will upload here.

Guidance note to parents of children returning to school - This template can be used by practices if they so wish to give to parents who maybe looking for a GP to provide a confirmation letter on whether their child should or should not return to school.

Risk Assessment for Temporary Cessation of Extended Hours - Kindly shared by PM Jennie Dock from Hedge End Medical Centre

Home Working Checklist - With thanks to and courtesy of Gary Hepburn - Sirius Business Services Ltd

GP Practice Open for Business Toolkit - This document has a selection of messaging templates for practices to use and adapt to inform patients on how to access primary care and that practices are "open for business".

Face Masks on Public Transport & in Shops

From 15th June for public transport and from the 24th July for shops, it is a requirement that people wear face masks or covering.

Practices are reporting increases in requests from patients for letters of exemption. The government guidance on exemptions suggests there is no requirement for evidence for exemption, therefore it should be sufficient for an individual to self-declare this. Practices are not required to provide letters of support for those who fall under the list of exemptions. Practices are under no obligation to provide letters of support for anyone who does not fall under the list of exemptions but considers them to have another reason to be exempted. General practice should decline to provide such letters. You may wish to use the following template letters to do so.

Public Transport



A number of bus companies have provided links on their websites for those who are exempt to download exemption passes and we have provided some links to bus operators across Wessex, below:

Blue Star

First Group

Salisbury Reds

Southern Vectis


Swindon Bus Company

Yellow Buses


Great Western Railway

South Western Railway


Staff Risk Assessments

Please follow this link to our page that has details on staff risk assessments during covid-19 that also includes information on the BAME group.


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Updated on Monday, 20 July 2020 1124 views