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Norovirus Update

Updated: Tuesday, 5 February 2020

Due to high levels of patients with Norovirus at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals last week, we took the difficult decision to restrict visiting to all inpatient areas.

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to completely lift this restriction on inpatient visiting across the Trust.

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St Peter’s holds a tea-riffic party for patients

Added: Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Patients on the Senior Adult Medical Services (SAMS) Wards were surprised and delighted when healthcare workers laid on a Valentine’s Day tea party complete with the swooning notes of classic love songs which reverberated through the ward during the afternoon.

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Changes to accessing St Peter’s Hospital from Monday 24th February

Added: Wednesday, 19 February 2020

As part of the ongoing Transformation works at St Peter’s Hospital, there will be some temporary changes to how the main entrance of the hospital is accessed. As of Monday 24th February, for eight weeks, there will be no access for patient or visitor drop off at the front entrance. If you are being dropped off by car or taxi, please go to the Duchess of Kent entrance and access the hospital this way.

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Trust win Armed Forces award for collaborative recruitment

Added: Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals were delighted to win an award for Collaborative Recruitment of the Armed Forces Community at the first Step into Health awards last week.

The Step into Health programme connects NHS organisations to talent from the Armed Forces community. The awards celebrate the work of employers who support the Step into Health programme and acknowledge the successes of individuals who have been through the programme.