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Date: 20 September 2021
Isle of Wight NHS Trust has announced restrictions to visiting for all of its services in response to COVID-19.
The changes take effect from midday on 17 March 2020 until further notice.
We know that it’s important for our patients to see family and friends but keeping visits to the absolute minimum will help prevent the spread of infection.
Who can visit?
Visiting should be limited to only essential visiting which has been arranged with the ward manager. Exceptions will be made for the following patient groups where close family and friends visiting the may be admitted:
Children should not visit the wards.
Are you unwell?
If you have either:
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or come to hospital.
Visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19 for more information.
What infection control procedures should you follow in the hospital?
Any visitors who have permission to visit should adhere to the following infection control guidelines:
We appreciate your support and thank you in advance.