Government and NHS advice

The latest government guidance

The government has removed legal restrictions for coronavirus (COVID-19) in England. Residents are reminded that the best way to stay safe is to:

Guidance for living safely with respiratory infections, including COVID-19 can be found on their website.

Getting tested

As we learn to live safely with COVID-19, we still recommend that you get tested before you go to places with a lot of people, or areas that have little ventilation. You can purchase these at most pharmacies and online.

Rapid testing kits can no longer be picked up for free at local pharmacies, libraries and community centres.

The following centres are now closed for PCR testing:

  • Michael Flanders Resources Centre, Church Lane, Acton, W3 8PP
  • Featherstone Terrace Car Park, Southall, UB2 5AB
  • Gurnell Leisure Centre, 29 Ruislip Road East, London W13 0AZ.

Health advice

Go to the NHS for the latest health and well-being advice, translations of NHS advice and advice on entitlements for migrant patients.