Monthly Archives: July 2020

Mask Exemptions

GPs are unfortunately not in a position to provide individual risk assessments or letters for patients who feel that they should be exempt from wearing a face ​mask/covering. The government guidance on exemptions suggests there is no requirement for evidence for exemption and therefore it is sufficient for an individual to self-declare this.​https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own#exemptions-to-wearing-a-face-covering-where-they-are-mandated