As the situation with coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to develop we will be ensuring this page is kept up-to-date with advice for patients, consultants and staff.
Please note: We are unable to offer testing for Covid-19.
Supporting the NHS in the fight against Covid-19
We are proud to announce that we will be working side-by-side with our NHS family and fully dedicating our resources to the fight against Covid-19. Read more about the support Aspen is pledging to the NHS here.
Stopping of non-essential visitors to our facilities
In order to support social isolation, we are stopping all non-essential patient visitors to the wards. We are also asking outpatient visitors to attend appointments unaccompanied by family and friends, if possible.
We will of course assess any extenuating circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the hospital to assess individual needs.
Important notice for patients – The NHS’s latest advice
What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms
Continue to stay at home if you have either:
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
You can find tips for staying at home here.
How long to stay at home
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service by clicking here.
The NHS is advising that people only call 111 if they cannot get help online. The NHS will contact you from Monday 23 March 2020 if you are at particularly high risk of getting seriously ill with coronavirus. You’ll be given specific advice about what to do. Do not contact your GP or healthcare team at this stage – wait to be contacted.
Symptoms of Covid-19:
Public Health England (PHE) has outlined the symptoms of the coronavirus as fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Basic protective measures:
Wash your hands frequently. This will help to kill viruses that may be on your hands.
The most up to date public advice and information can be found at gov.uk/coronavirus
Last updated 23/3/2020