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Coronavirus information

We are no longer accepting visitors to our hospitals.

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Stay at home for 7 days if you or anyone in your household have coronavirus symptoms

A high temperature

A new, continuous cough

A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

Members of your household will also need to stay at home for 14 days.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.

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Latest visiting times at Sherwood Forest Hospitals

Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:04 AM

Please note that we are doing everything that we can to protect patients, staff and the community against Coronavirus.



One parent may accompany children

One birthing partner may attend the Maternity Department

One carer is permitted in the Emergency Department but must remain with the patient at all times

Exceptions can be discussed with Ward Staff if your relative is in end of life care

Visiting the Emergency Department, EAU or Diagnostics and Outpatients

If you visit our Emergency Department, Emergency Assessment Unit or if you come in for an Outpatient appointment, please only bring one person to accompany you. Children under the age of 16 will not be allowed in these areas.

Visiting Paediatrics, Ward 25 and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Only the parents or guardians of the patient will be allowed onto these wards. No other visitors will be allowed at this time.