Further Restrictions on Hospital Visiting

Visiting further restricted due to Covid-19
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If you have been given an outpatient appointment at the hospitals and are unable to attend for whatever reason you can use the form below.

It is really important that you let us know of any changes as soon as possible. This means we can offer the original appointment to another patient.

Please complete the form below with your contact details and as much information as possible. You can find most of the information we need on your appointment letter.

If you have any problems using this form, please call the number on your appointment letter and we will do our best to help you. You will receive a response from us so you know it has been received and actioned.

If you wish to change the date and time of your appointment you, you can click the re-book option and state any dates that are not suitable for you, or you can contact us using the number on your appointment letter.

 Covid-19 Coronavirus – Further restrictions on visiting at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals

 

From Tuesday 24th 2020 Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals will further restrict visiting to ensure the safety of patients and staff and in line with Government guidance.

Visiting times for most wards will remain at 4pm and 7pm daily however only one visitor per patient per day will be allowed.  No children under 16 years will be permitted on any ward unless in exceptional circumstances and with prior arrangement with the nurse in charge.   There are some specific concessions to this including:

  • Relatives of those nearing end of life will be supported to visit their loved ones, bespoke arrangements will be made by the nurse in charge
  • Patients on Intensive Care Unit  only one visitor per patient per day will be permitted and visiting will be 2-4pm and 5-7pm daily, visits outside this will be on a case by case basis in discussion with ICU staff
  • Maternity One birth partner only, visiting at any time
  • Children’s and Neonatal wards one Parent, Partner of Parent or Guardians per child per day

Important Notice

  • Visitors with any symptoms relating to Covid-19- coronavirus including a cough or temperature must not visit the hospital the guidance issued by NHS111 is  here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
  • If visitors have a general cold, including cough, cold, runny nose they must not come to the hospital.
  • Visitors with any symptoms relating to a stomach upset, including diarrhoea and/or vomiting should not come to the hospital.

The Trust advises visitors to contact its Patient Advice and Liaison Service if they have specific concerns beyond this guidance, the service is available on weekdays on 01925 275512 or e-mail WHH.Pals@nhs.net