NHS current information for patients and visitors as of 23/03/2020, 15:00
We will now only allow 1-2 visitors between 6pm and 7pm. Please speak to a member of staff if you have exceptional circumstances. Please do not come to the hospital as a visitor if you feel unwell, please do not bring children under 5 to visit, please ensure you use hand gel and thoroughly wash your hands before entering the hospital site.
Different times and restrictions apply to some areas:
Esther White ward is closed for visitors
Disney and Paddington wards: Open visiting for parent or carer's but only one parent or carer is to stay with their child. No other visitors are allowed, including siblings.
Gosset ward: Open visiting for parents only. No other visitors are allowed, including siblings, at any time.
Paediatric assessment unit, paediatric outpatient department and paediatric medical day case: If you are asked to attend any of these areas your child should be accompanied ideally by one parent only. No other visitors allowed, including siblings.
Labour and birth: One birth partner only. If birth partner is unwell or is self-isolating please do not attend the labour or birth. No children
Postnatal wards: One visitor only between 6pm-7pm. Individual requirements to be discussed with midwife in charge of ward. No children
Critical care unit (ITU/HDU): Visiting will be restricted to 1-2 visitors between 6pm and 7pm. If visiting is required outside of this time please speak to the nurse in charge.
Some other specialist wards may also have different arrangements, and ward managers can use their discretion in exceptional circumstances. More restricted visiting times may be in place temporarily from time to time. Please do not come to the hospital as a visitor if you feel unwell, please do not bring children under 5 to visit, please ensure you use hand gel and thoroughly wash your hands before entering the hospital site.
If you need to contact a ward before you visit, you can dial 01604 634700.
Using the blood taking unit
Our blood taking unit opening hours have been changed to:
Monday to Friday / 08:00 – 13:00
Saturday / 7:30am – 12:00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: Closed
Paediatric opening times:
Monday to Friday / 8:00am – 11:30am
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:00 by Parish Office