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General/visiting Information for Bristol and Weston

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Outpatient hospital appointments (not including maternity)

Maternity services

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Share your experiences of our services during COVID-19

Share a message with your loved one in hospital

  

Please use the sections above to find out the latest information about visiting, outpatient appointments, maternity services, how to share your experiences of our services during COVID-19, and how share a message with your loved one in hospital. 

Before your visit

If you have any of the following symptoms that may relate to COVID-19, flu or respiratory infections, please contact the relevant hospital department before your arrival. 

Symptoms of COVID-19, flu and common respiratory infections include:

  • Continuous cough
  • High temperature, fever or chills
  • Loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unexplained tiredness, lack of energy
  • Muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise
  • Not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry
  • Headache that is unusual or longer lasting than normal
  • Sore throat, stuffy or runny nose
  • Diarrhoea, feeling sick or being sick

Some patients may be asked to carry out a Lateral Flow Test before their appointment. 

Guidance on face masks

During your visit

You will be required to wear a surgical face mask (unless exempt) in clinical areas of our hospitals. These areas will be clearly signposted and surgical masks will be available at the department entrance.

If you wish to wear a face mask in all areas of our hospitals, please do so.

Please do not attend if you have any COVID-19 symptoms/have tested positive or you've been advised to self-isolate.