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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.

 

Update to Infection Prevention and Control Measures at ASPH - Face Masks

Due to the rise in COVID-19 in the community, we have taken the decision to reinstate mandatory mask wearing for visitors, patients, and staff to keep everyone safe across the hospitals in the Trust.

Surgical face masks will be required to be worn by staff and members of the public when visiting wards and clinical areas. Face masks will be available in the main entrances of the hospitals and in clinical areas.

We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will update you with any further changes to our Infection Prevention and Control measures.

Thank you for your continued support.

Andrea Lewis, Chief Nurse
David Fluck, Medical Director

 

Visiting Hours

Please note that normal visiting hours are 2pm – 8pm.

  • Visiting hours for Birch Acute Cardiac Unit (BACU) are 3-4:30pm and 6-8pm only. Only 2 visitors at a time and no children below 12 years old.
  • Visiting in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is permitted from 1pm, with a recommended two hour slot (this is flexible). Please contact the unit to agree visiting as appropriate.
  • If you are visiting a patient on Chestnut ward, please continue to ring the ward prior to your visit to arrange.
  • In Maternity, please note that siblings are permitted to visit but no other children.

Please note that no more than two people should visit a patient at any given time.

 

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