The Cumbrian Knee Clinic appreciates this is a difficult time for all. Please be reassured that Mr Dawson is taking every precaution to keep patients safe during this time.
Following the new advice published on 12th March from Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland, please be advised that you should not enter any of our sites if you have the following symptoms:
A new continuous cough
A fever or high temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher)
For your information, it advises you to stay at home (self-isolate), regardless of travel history or contact with confirmed cases, if you have:
a. A new continuous cough OR
b. High temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher)
Public Health England government guidance can be found here.
Health Protection Scotland government guidance can be found here.
Currently Mr Dawson is consulting and operating as usual.
As you are all aware this is a rapidly changing situation so Mr Dawson would like to provide where possible an alternative to the face to face appointment as follows:
where possible telephone consultations will replace face to face consultations. For patients that require x-rays these will be arranged at your local hospital. Please be advised that the local NHS advice will apply to the local hospitals re guidance on attendance.
Video / Skype consultations can be arranged.
Please contact CKC Website as usual or gain access through TOP DOCTORS website - https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/doctor/matt-dawson
The ADMIN Team will contact directly pts who have appointments already arranged to discuss alternatives.
To reduce the risk of both picking up and spreading infection and disease is maintain good hand hygiene. Read more here.
Matt Dawson is a Specialist Knee Surgeon with over 16 years Consultant experience. Matt is internationally renowned as one of the leading authorities on knee realignment surgery
Specialist Knee Surgeon
Over 16 years Consultant experience
Patient Centric Approach
Enhanced Recovery Programme (ERP)
Leading in Knee Realignment Surgery
Newcastle upon Tyne,
Tyne and Wear, NE2 1JP
Phone: 0191 281 6131