We recognise the important role that your family and friends play in supporting you during your visit. From Monday 22nd June 2020, we are introducing new guidelines for visitors to ensure we protect them, our patients and our staff from the ongoing risk of COVID-19.
You will only be allowed ONE visitor who must be the same person throughout your stay. This person should wherever possible be the person who you live with who has undertaken isolation or shielding with you before your hospital admission.
You will only be allowed to have a visitor for ONE hour per day.
We will allow ONE ward at a time to welcome your visitors during the day which will help us reduce the number of visitors on site and also allow us to carry out cleaning in between these times.
On arrival at the hospital visitors will only be able to park in ONE car park, which will Entrance C (the main carpark)
Visitors will only be allowed to enter our hospital through ONE entrance, the Outpatients department.
Upon entry visitors will be asked to:
When visitors enter a ward area, they should:
When visitors are ready to leave after their hour long visit, we will ask them to:
If you need support at any time, please just ask. We recognise that these measures might seem a bit scary for some. Our staff are here to help and can answer questions and concerns. Our highest priority is keeping patients, visitors and staff safe, so if you need support, please ask.
Please be aware that the ROH is a smoke-free site.
This means that smoking and vaping of all kinds are prohibited everywhere.
Please prepare accordingly before your visit and bring nicotine replacement options (e.g. patches or gum) if you require them. We advise you to decrease your smoking or quit before visiting us. This will improve your overall health and can contribute to improved wound healing.