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Information on this site

We understand that you may be concerned about the ongoing coronavirus situation. This page provides you with links to updates and actions we are taking to care for patients and reduce the risk of spreading the COVID-19 infection.

Young woman in coat wearing maskVisitors

Take a look at our  Visiting updates page to find out more information about our current visitor restrictions.

Access to our hospitals during COVID-19

The Trust has made some changes to how you enter and exit our hospital sites.

Take a look at our Accessing our hospital page to find out more.

Planned appointments and admissions

For safety, during the height of the pandemic, we had to postpone non-urgent and routine planned surgery and treatments.

Patients who have appointments for planned routine surgery will be contacted by the hospital and their appointments rescheduled.

Urgent operations and operations that form part of cancer treatment will continue to go ahead and patients should attend as planned.

Being discharged from hospital

Find out more on our Discharge information page.


For more information about maternity services during COVID-19 visit our Service updates Maternity page. Please also visit our Birth Choices website.


You can find out more about being an outpatient by visiting our Information for outpatients page.

Please take a look at our short guide for patients visiting hospital for planned appointments.

This guide contains information on what to expect and instructions to help us minimise the risk of infection and ensure your safety.


Ways to keep in touch with those in hospital

For information on how to stay in touch with someone in hospital please see our Further information and support pages.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding at this challenging time.