Visiting is restricted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Families and friends of patients should not visit hospital other than by arrangement. Visits will be permitted in exceptional circumstances on an individual basis which will be agreed with the nurse in charge of the ward. Separate arrangements will apply to the following areas:
If you are patient with special needs (e.g. you have a visual impairment), please call the ward for advice and guidance
Our Patient Information and Communication Service is keeping patients and their relatives in touch with each other during the restrictions on visiting.
The call centre number is 01704 704835 or 01704 704836. There is more information here, including how to access our Letter to Loved Ones service.
The Trust is reviewing outpatient appointments based on the specialty and urgency for the patient. Unless you are otherwise contacted please follow the following guidance:
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service only if:
Call 111 if you cannot get help online. Stay At Home advice can be found here
If you are concerned about Covid-19, there is lots of official information online from the NHS and Public Health England:
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