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Coronavirus: information for patients attending our hospital

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Find out how to protect yourself or check if you need medical help on the NHS website

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours are restricted to 18:00 - 20:00
  • Patients are permitted ONE visitor only
  • Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to visit 
  • Patients visiting the Admissions and Day Case Unit (ADCU) are only permitted to bring one visitor or accompanying person

When you arrive, please speak to the nurse-in-charge or department manager before entering a clinical area. If you have any questions, please contact us before visiting the Trust. Contact details can be found here.


Please note we do not undertake testing for coronavirus here at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. If you suspect you have been exposed to coronavirus, please use the NHS 111 online symptom checker here and follow the guidance provided.

More information

The most up-to-date government advice is available here and will be constantly updated as the situation changes.

Your mental health and wellbeing

Public health emergencies can be stressful for lots of people in lots of different ways. It’s really important that you consider your health and wellbeing and do everything you can to stay positive and well. Below are a number of resources to support your mental health and wellbeing: