COVID-19 UPDATE 
We are open for Chiropractic treatments. In line with Government and Public Health England guidelines we are  following a strict triaging regime and implementing stringent hygiene, sanitation and infection control protocols.

Please check below for eligibilty criteria

Patient Information 

Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission at Ryde Chiropractic Clinic.

The Government published a Statutory Instrument on 26th March 2020, no. 350 ‘The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020’ confirming that it is lawful for a chiropractic practice to remain open. It further defines those people who are recognised as vulnerable for the purposes of document.

Ryde Chiropractic has conducted a thorough risk assessment to ensure adequate levels of safety at the clinic are implemented and maintained. We are following the most up-to-date Government and Public Health England guidance and put in place stringent patient triage, hygiene, sanitation and infection control protocols to protect our patients and staff.  Despite these precautions, there is a risk of transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is important that you understand the risk. We have provided the information below to help you decide if you wish to continue with your care at Ryde Chiropractic and remind you that you are under no obligation to do so.

Precautions that Ryde Chiropractic has in place:

  • All patients contacting us for an appointment are triaged by a Chiropractor (either online or over the telephone) to establish whether symptoms are present, if they are self-isolating, if anyone in their household has symptoms or is self-isolating, or they have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms. 

 

  • We enforce a strict policy that anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms must stay away from the clinic. 

 

  • A second triage is conducted at the Clinic, including a temperature check.

 

  • A strict cleaning, sanitation and infection control protocol is adhered to – Please ask if you would like to see this document.  

 

  • All team members at Ryde Chiropractic adhere to the social distancing guidance issued by the Government.

 

  • The layout of the practice has been adapted to maintain social distancing.

 

  • Chiropractors will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment for your protection. Patients will be asked to wear a mask for their appointment.

 

Ryde Chiropractic is committed to ensuring that every measure is in place to minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19, we cannot guarantee there is no risk to you as a result of attending the clinic.

Eligibility for Care

We are unable to offer you a face-to-face appointment if:

  • You are self-isolating

  • You have COVID-19 symptoms (whether diagnosed by test or not)

  • You are living with someone with COVID-19 symptoms (whether diagnosed by test or not)

  • You have been in contact with anyone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days by the Contact Tracing Service. 

We are currently unable to accept patients from the vulnerable “High Risk” groups defined by the NHS below:

  • Solid organ transplant recipients.

  • People with specific cancers:

    • People with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy

    • People with lung cancer who are undergoing radical radiotherapy

    • People with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma who are at any stage of treatment

    • People having immunotherapy or other continuing antibody treatments for cancer

    • People having other targeted cancer treatments which can affect the immune system, such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors

  • People who have had bone marrow or stem cell transplants in the last 6 months, or who are still taking immunosuppression drugs

  • People with severe respiratory conditions including all cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary (COPD).

  • People with rare diseases and inborn errors of metabolism that significantly increase the risk of infections (such as Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), homozygous sickle cell).

  • People on immunosuppression therapies sufficient to significantly increase risk of infection.

  • Women who are pregnant with significant heart disease, congenital or acquired.

 

 

We are now able to accept patients from the “Moderate Risk” group as defined by the NHS below, as long as you are aware of the risk and it is deemed safe to do so: 

- Pregnant

- Over 70

- Being seriously overweight with a BMI of 40 or above

Have a long-term health condition/ Underlying Medical Conditions as listed below:

  • Chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or bronchitis.

  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure.

  • Chronic kidney disease or liver disease.

  • Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, MND, MS, a learning disability or cerebral palsy.

  • Diabetes.

  • Problems with the spleen, such as sickle cell disease or removal of the spleen.

  • A weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medicines such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy.

 

If you would like a Chiropractic appointment, have no COVID-19 symptoms yourself or in your household and do not fall into the "High risk" category, please get in contact for an appointment.

Tel: 01983 618800

Monday - Friday      8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday                   8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday                      Closed

81 George Street - Ryde - PO33 2JF

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