Current visiting times

After suspending visiting earlier in the year, we are now able to offer limited visiting to some wards at the discretion of the nurse in-charge.”

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Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

We recognise the impact that a long stay in hospital can have on families and the importance of maintaining strong communication.  Our ward staff are keeping in touch with patients’ next of kin directly and our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help pass on personal messages from family and friends.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

Current visiting times

After suspending visiting earlier in the year, we are now able to offer limited visiting to some wards at the discretion of the nurse in-charge.”

Read more on visiting times...


Messages for loved ones and keeping in touch

We recognise the impact that a long stay in hospital can have on families and the importance of maintaining strong communication.  Our ward staff are keeping in touch with patients’ next of kin directly and our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help pass on personal messages from family and friends.

Read more information about messages for loved ones…

During your stay in hospital you will meet a number of different members of staff.  All members of staff wear name badges, but if you are not sure who someone is or what they do, please feel free to ask them to introduce themselves and explain what they do. 

If you have any questions about your treatment, please ask a doctor or a nurse.

There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved with the Trust, from volunteering to attending our public meetings, our Annual General Meeting or our hospital open day which is held every year.

Events

Virtual café for veterans with dementia and their carers

Date: 18 May 2021

Time: 13:00 to 14:00

A virtual café is being launched during Dementia Action Week to support veterans with dementia and their carers.

The café, which will take place on the third Tuesday of each month, will provide a forum for peer support, advice giving and information sharing.

Lead nurse for dementia, Emily Oliver, and Armed Forces Covenant Nurse, Keith Malcolm, will be hosting the session via Zoom.

The launch event will take place on Tuesday 18 May from 1pm to 2pm.

To find out more about veteran support at the hospital and the Zoom joining link please visit our Veteran Aware page.

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