In line with the evolving Coronavirus situation, Leicestershire partnership NHS Trust is now able to allow some visiting across our hospitals and inpatient units where Covid-19 safety guidance can be maintained. One hour, pre-booked visits will be allowed as follows:
A single adult visitor for patients in our wards or units;
A parent or carer for patients under 18 years old;
One carer (formal or informal) for adult patients requiring assistance;
One relative collecting a patient being discharged;
Family for patients at end of life.
Permitted visitors should only attend hospital provided they:
Have had no coronavirus symptoms in the last 10 days, or any symptoms of a respiratory illness (chest or nasal congestion; wet or dry cough; sneezing; stuffy or runny nose; fatigue; body/muscle aches; high temperature/fever; sore throat; headaches; altered taste and sense of smell);
Have had no sickness or diarrhoea in the last 48 hours;
Have obtained a negative lateral flow test result on the day of the visit;
Are not self-isolating because of a positive PCR test, or because of contact isolation based on vaccination status, in line with government guidance;
Observe mask wearing, hand hygiene and social distancing guidance while on site.
PLEASE NOTE: Face masks remain mandatory in our all of our hospitals