(For treatment side effects and complications only)
To keep our patients and staff safe from infection risks, we need to continue limiting access to all our sites in line with the national NHS guidance. This page explains more about our current visiting policy and other arrangements in place to support patients at this time.
You should only visit our hospitals if you are:
Please do not attend our hospitals if you have
recently tested positive for COVID-19, have any symptoms of COVID-19 or share
a household with someone who has symptoms. Instead, contact your specialist
team – do not attend hospital unless they advise you to do so. Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
We have special arrangements in place to support inpatients while visiting restrictions are in place:
If you don’t have access to email, please speak to the ward.
This information is for patients coming to hospital for consultations, diagnostic tests, treatment (e.g. chemotherapy or radiotherapy), procedures or any other daycase/outpatient care.
Patients should attend their appointment alone where possible but you can bring one chaperone if appropriate. For example:
We encourage anyone accompanying a patient to their appointment to do a lateral flow test beforehand if possible.
If you (or a member of your household) have recently tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19, please contact your specialist team. Don’t attend hospital unless they advise you to do so.