July 2020: Case on face coverings

Clinical files: A patient refuses to wear a face covering when attending a primary care practice for a sight test. What should I do?

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Case on face coverings

Now that face coverings have become mandatory in retail premises, including optical practices in Scotland - what should I do if a patient refuses to wear one?

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