• Ben O'Keefe
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  • 6 March 2020

Last updated: 6 March 2020

The symptoms of Covid-19 (coronavirus) may be more severe in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and chronic lung disease.

South Bucks Hospice cares for people with advanced life-limiting illnesses so it is important that we take all reasonable steps to protect the well-being of those using our services, as well as those working and volunteering at the Hospice.

Butterfly House

Our patients are treated at Butterfly House and we know that people visiting Butterfly House will wish to take reasonable precautions to protect themselves and those using our services in addition to staff and volunteers.

We request that all staff, patients, volunteers, contractors, and visitors consider whether they could be a potential carrier of the coronavirus and therefore pose a risk to others using Butterfly House. If you are in any doubt, please don’t visit Butterfly House.

We ask visitors to use hand gel prior which is located in the reception area prior to visiting any part of Butterfly House.

Retail and ReUse shops

It is also important that we take all reasonable steps to protect the well-being of those using our Retail and Reuse shops, as well as those working and volunteering in the Shops. Therefore, we request that all staff, volunteers, and visitors consider whether they could be a potential carrier of the coronavirus and therefore pose a risk to others using our retail and reuse shops. If you are in any doubt, please do not visit the shops.

Further information is available on the UK Government website and is updated daily:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

If you have travelled to the UK from the countries listed on the UK Government's guidance on coronavirus, please follow the guidance, do not visit the Hospice and call 111 immediately.

If you are meant to be visiting the hospice and need to cancel your appointment please call our Reception Desk on: 01494 552 750