Covid-19 (Coronavirus) information
The safety of our patients and staff remains our top priority.
Members of staff, patients and visitors are no longer required to wear a mask in public, clinical and non-clinical areas, except when specifically indicated as described below.
Staff will continue to wear face masks as part of personal protective equipment (PPE) when required for infection control measures. Patients and visitors with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 or respiratory symptoms should wear a face mask if able to.
Please continue to take precautions based on your situation and anyone is welcome to wear a mask as a personal preference.
Follow good hygiene practice
Good hygiene practices can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe, make sure you:
- Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Bin the tissue and wash your hands or use a sanitiser gel.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
Patients on our wards are able to receive visitors during visiting times. Please speak to a member of ward staff for specific visiting information.
Please do not visit somebody in hospital if you are feeling unwell with cold/flu-like symptoms or vomiting and/or diarrhoea, and do not visit until you have been symptom free for two days. If you're unsure, please speak to a member of ward staff.