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Coronavirus and tuberculosis community service: frequently asked questions

Information for patients

Frequently asked questions 

Please see some answers to common questions we have received during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • I have been referred to the service but I have not heard anything

    We have received your referral but are currently not scheduling any new patients unless clinically urgent. You will remain on our waiting list and we will be in touch with you in due course.

  • I am worried that I might have coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Please call NHS 111 for advice. 

  • I am on medication prescribed by your team and I am not sure if I should stop them

    Do not stop any medication unless specifically told to do so by your clinical team.

  • I have an appointment soon and I have not heard from you

    We are attempting to contact all patients in advance of your appointment. If you haven’t heard from us and your appointment is less than 3 days away please contact us on: 02071885811 (Lambeth), 02032996046 (Southwark) or 02031926186 (Lewisham).

  • I have symptoms that I am worried about

    If the symptoms are related to the condition for which we are seeing and you need specific clinical advice from our team please contact us on the above phone numbers.

  • My medication is running out and I need a prescription

    For tuberculosis medication please contact your named nurse or call us using the details listed above.