Students in NHS Lothian and CoVID-19
Update 05 March 2020

by Medical Education Directorate on 5th March 2020

NHS Lothian has published guidance for students who may be at risk of or symptomatic from 2019 novel coronavirus (CoVID-19).

Students are advised to self isolate for 14 days if:

  • you have returned from a category 1 risk area regardless of symptoms
  • you have returned from a category 2 risk area and are symptomatic

If you have returned from a category 2 country and do exhibit any symptoms you MUST contact NHS Lothian occupation health (0131 536 1135) prior to attending any NHS Lothian sites or see any patients.

If you are experiencing symptoms or consider yourself at risk, call your GP or 111 out of hours.