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Changes at emergency department in response to Covid-19

Non-coronavirus patients to report to fracture clinic

Changes are being made to the emergency department at Noble's Hospital to deal with coronavirus patients.

Since last week, patients with Covid-19 symptoms have been directed to the fractures clinic, leaving the emergency department free to deal with other patients.

Now, the two areas are to be switched, with general A&E patients asked to present themselves to the fracture clinic.

Clinical lead at the department, Dr Tim Kerruish, explains why this move is being made now:

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