The GERM DEFENCE website: advice for patients to reduce the spread of viruses in the home

Bennetts End Surgery is one of many General Practices asked to promote the GERM DEFENCE website to its patients. The project has been endorsed as a national Urgent Public Health Research study by Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer for England.

With COVID-19 infections high, it is vital that we try to reduce the spread of infection in people’s homes. The GERM DEFENCE website – created by a team of doctors and scientists – gives practical advice on how patients can do this.

Text messages are being sent to patients aged 16 and over containing a unique link to the GERM DEFENCE website. If you have already received a text, please take 10 minutes to visit the website and see how you can protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.