Patients, Visitors & The Public
COVID-19 Important information for patients and visitors

Latest information about Coronavirus / COVID-19

The latest COVID-19 guidance in England and Wales is online at the links below:

For information on changes to our services, please click on the links below

Vaccine information Face coverings in hospital


What to do if you suspect you may have COVID-19 symptoms

Check the NHS website if you have symptoms

  • a high temperature or shivering (chills) – a high temperature means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
  • shortness of breath
  • feeling tired or exhausted
  • an aching body
  • a headache
  • a sore throat
  • a blocked or runny nose
  • loss of appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling sick or being sick

Book a test here

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact NHS 111 to let them know you are staying at home.  

When to use NHS 111 online for further advice

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Access NHS 111 online here