THE hospital trust in charge of John Radcliffe Hospital has stated any staff not observing social distancing will be 'actively challenged'.

It follows concerns from some readers Oxford University Hospitals staff were not staying two metres apart.

A statement from the trust said it had issued 'clear guidance' to all staff.

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A note sent to workers confirmed restaurants on its sites would remain open but added: "This is only possible if all staff practise social distancing."

This included standing two metres apart in queues, one member of staff per table, and no moving chairs.

It added: "If some staff do not practise social distancing, all staff will lose out."