For more specific information for patients and staff, please follow the links below.
Please wear a face covering or mask if you are coming into the hospital
As routine elective activity returns to the QEH, extra safety measures have been put in place to protect patients and staff. This means that all patients coming onto site will need to bring and wear a face covering. This can be a cloth face mask or scarf and QEH staff will also be wearing facemasks while on site.
Hand sanitising stations at each entrance – ensuring you can clean your hands
on arrival and when leaving the site and floor stickers have been laid
throughout the main hospital corridors making it easier for everyone to socially
Our routine (elective) care and treatment will be resuming at around 50% of capacity compared to normal, in line with national guidance and other NHS Trusts. This is to help ensure that extra cleaning can take place in-between patients and allow social distancing rules to be adhered to. Virtual and telephone consultations will continue for many patients where appropriate.
If you are self-isolating
You should not attend (as a visitor or patient) if you should be self-isolating because you, or somebody close to you, has, or has had, symptoms of Covid-19 such as a high temperature, new, continuous cough, or loss or change to their sense of smell or taste. ). We are not accepting visitors who have tested positive for COVID-19 and should be isolating for the required time frame.
From Sunday 1 November 2020 parking charges for patients and visitors will be reinstated.
Free car parking for patients and visitors was introduced by the Government during the height of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Trust’s loss of income was reimbursed by the Government. However, this arrangement has now ended and in line with all other local NHS Trusts, the Trust is reintroducing car parking charges.
For detailed information, please visit our Parking page.