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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


DO NOT ENTER this hospital unless you are a patient or you are on official hospital business.
A policy of NO VISITING or NO ACCOMPANYING patients is in place. (For children and young people attending for an appointment or procedure (up to the age of 17), one accompanying adult will be permitted to attend to offer support.)
DO NOT ENTER the hospital if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough.
Call 0121 685 4000 | www.roh.nhs.uk/coronavirus
Visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus for the latest advice.


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: