The hospital is currently experiencing a high number of calls from local people regarding the coronavirus.
Please be advised, that if you are experiencing symptoms that are similar to those of the coronavirus you should call NHS 111 for advice.
The symptoms of coronavirus are:
But these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have the illness.
The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.
For more information, visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Dr Mansoor Raza qualified in Calcutta in 1993 and subsequently got his MD in tropical medicine before starting his training in the United Kingdom, which he completed with higher specialist training in both infectious diseases and microbiology in Bristol. His dual training affords a unique perspective on the various aspects of infection.
Tropical diseases; infections in returning travellers; chronic infections including tuberculosis, HIV and viral hepatitis; complex infections including bone and joint and device related infections.
Dr Raza is the Clinical Lead for the Infectious Diseases, TB and OPAT services in the Trust.
He has a special interest in teaching and examinations. He has been an examining board member of SCE for the Royal College of Physicians, London between 2009-2016. He was an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer and the Infection Theme Lead for University of Buckingham Medical School between 2015 and 2019. He continues to teach at the Buckingham Medical School and is currently involved with examinations with the Royal College of Pathologists, London and The General Medical Council, UK