*CORONAVIRUS* - Reintroducing visiting in hospital (updated 12 June 2020)

*CORONAVIRUS* IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

15 June

Hospital visiting reintroduced

From 15 June 2020 we will begin to ease the restrictions on visitors in hospital, in line with the latest government guidance. However, tight controls will remain in place to shield both patients and healthcare workers from coronavirus (COVID-19).

We would encourage family and friends to contact their loved ones when in hospital by telephone or video call, and we have invested in portable tablets on all wards to help you stay in touch.

Visiting will be tightly controlled by the senior nurse in charge of each clinical area. You can find details of our current visiting arranegements here.

 

Wearing face coverings in hospital

In line with the latest Government guidance, all patients and visitors must follow strict rules to help us stop the spread of Coronavirus and keep patients and staff safe.

If you are visiting our hospitals or clinical settings, you will need to:

  • Wear a face mask or covering: All visitors will be required to wear their own face covering, which they will need to wear throughout the duration of their time in hospital
  • Wash your hands: You must wash your hands, regularly with soap and water or the hand gel provided, especially before and after you leave a ward
  • Keep a safe distance: All visitors must maintain social distancing to help control the virus and keep patients, other visitors and staff safe

More informaion on wearing face coverings in hospital can be found here 

 

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CQC summary Following the latest inspection the CQC the Trust remains at “requires improvement.”

The CQC most recently inspected our medical care and community services in July 2018 and has given both overall ratings of “requires improvement”. All our services were rated as “good” on caring and both medical care and community health services for adults were also judged “good” on being effective.

When combined with the previous inspection last year, the latest report also means seven out of the nine of the core services inspected at Croydon University Hospital are now rated as “good”.

You can read CQC reports on the Trust here.