We appreciate that you may be worried about catching swine flu so we thought it would be helpful to offer you a list of useful numbers and web sites where you can find more information.
If you, or a friend or relative, is sick and you would like to know more then please call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or you can go to www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk for more information.
Information about swine flu is also available on the NHS Westminster website. NHS Westminster manages local health services in Westminster including doctor's surgeries. Their website address is www.westminster-pct.nhs.uk
For the most up to date information and advice you can also contact the Health Protection Agency at www.hpa.org.uk. The NHS also has information about swine flu on its website at www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx or www.direct.gov.uk/swineflu or call the swine flu information line on 0800 1 513 513.
Anyone who would like travel advice can visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website at www.fco.gov.uk.
Finally, remember, preventing the spread of germs is the single most effective way to slow the spread of diseases such as swine flu. You should always:
- Ensure everyone washes their hands regularly with soap and water
- Clean surfaces regularly to get rid of germs
- Use tissues to cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
- Place used tissues in a bin as soon as possible
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