As of new government instructions on 23/03/2020 Bishop Philip has issued a second decree, to supplement and alter his instructions given in his first decree.
Decree issued Tuesday 24th March 2020
19 March Decree
19 March Pastoral Letter
If You have Symptoms
Stay at home for seven days if you have a new continuous cough, or a high temperature.
If you have these symptoms DO NOT go to the GP surgery, Pharmacy, or hospital.
If your symptoms get worse, or last for more than seven days Call NHS 111 for advice.
If someone you live with has symptoms, stay home for at least fourteen days
Wash your hands with soapy water often, taking at least 20 seconds.
Avoid close contact with anyone who has symptoms of Coronavirus
Work from home if you can, and avoid public transport if possible
Avoid social activities (e.g. pubs, clubs, and cinemas) and large gatherings
Use the phone or online services to contact your GP or other NHS services (e.g. call NHS 111)
Put tissues in the bin and wash hands immediately after use
Visit the NHS website for more info:
Message from the Bishop
We do not know why God in His providence has allowed this pandemic to occur. What we do know is that He has given us victory through the death and resurrection of His Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ