An update on visiting at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals
Visiting is no longer restricted to two hours, and visiting is no longer required to be booked by telephone. Please ensure that you visit during the normal ward visiting times. Please note that no more than two people should visit a patient at any given time.
Click here for more information and exceptions to visiting times.
Mask wearing to be reintroduced in ALL areas of the hospitals
Following an increase in cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks, we have taken the decision to once again implement mask wearing in all areas of the hospitals from Friday 1st July, in order to reduce transmission of the virus.
Surgical face masks will be provided at designated entrances for our staff and all members of the public. These must be worn when moving around the hospitals, as well as when visiting loved ones or attending appointments.
We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will update you with any further changes to our IPC guidance, when it is safe to do so.
Thank you for your ongoing support.
Andrea Lewis, Chief Nurse
David Fluck, Medical Director
|Antenatal / Scan Appointments / Triage||One chosen birth partner between 10am - 8pm and children of the mum / parent who is an inpatient on the ward - no other children to attend the ward.|
|Joan Booker Ward (Antenatal and Postnatal)||One chosen birth partner between 10am - 8pm and children of the mum / parent who is an inpatient on the ward - no other children to attend the ward.|
|Labour Ward / Abbey Birth Centre||Two birth partners at any point in labour|