Preparing for your treatment

Do you need a pre-assessment screening?

No. You are undergoing a procedure under local anaesthetic; the risks are very low. You will be asked some questions to screen you by your clinical team to ensure a pre-assessment is not needed.

Do you need to isolate before your procedure?

No. This service is being managed as an outpatient service for local anaesthetic procedures.

What to wear in preparation for their procedure?

You should wear loose clothing that can easily be removed or rolled up for your procedure.

What should you do if you develop COVID-19 symptoms?

Do not attend your appointment if you develop COVID-19 symptoms.

You must let us know if you think, you or anyone in your household has symptoms including high temperature, new continuous cough or loss or change in your sense of smell or taste. You should also follow the advice on what to do at You should also let us know if you have been on contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of your procedure.