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Green Covid Alert Level. More information can be found here

Covid-19 information

Last updated: June 9, 2022 Alert level changed
Covid-19 Alert Level: GREEN

Visitor Information

Following guidance from NHS England, we will continue to wear surgical masks, practice social distancing and use hand sanitiser.

If you are visiting the inpatient unit, please be aware that a surgical mask must be worn at all times and please use the hand sanitiser provided for you.

If a patient is COVID positive, visiting is permitted with additional measures in place that will be discussed with you at the relevant time.

The following visitors will not be admitted into the hospice:

  • Those self-isolating for any reason and/or displaying any symptoms of Covid-19, please contact the inpatient Unit for further advice.

We hope these measures will allow us to maintain patient safety and prevent the spread of infection.

Your co-operation and understanding are appreciated.

Paul Hutton
Registered Manager

Covid-19 Alert Levels Explained

Green

No confirmed cases for staff or patients for a period of 4 weeks;

  • Keep sanitising hands, social distancing, wearing face covering and observing Covid-Secure area rules, Hospice staff to LFT twice weekly
  • No uniform procedures
  • Car – sharing permitted
  • Check website for visiting guidelines

Yellow

Cases amongst staff are determined to be a low to moderate threat to service delivery or Local Restrictions in force;

  • Covid-Secure guidelines (above) followed
  • Blended/Homeworking encouraged (where possible) in affected area(s)
  • No uniform procedures
  • Car – sharing permitted
  • Check website for visiting restrictions

Amber

Cases amongst staff are determined to be a moderate to high threat to service delivery or Local Restrictions in force;

  • Hospice Zonal system in place
  • All meetings held online
  • Hospice wide Homeworking (where possible) in force
  • Staff to change into uniform on-site
  • No car-sharing permitted
  • Check website for further visiting restrictions

Red

Number of cases in staff results in IPU staffing levels falling below safe level for one week;

  • IPU closure and/or no visiting.
  • All non-clinical staff working from home. Deliver the majority of care in the community.
  • Staff to change into uniform on-site
  • No car-sharing permitted

Covid 19 Alert Levels Explained - poster

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Hampshire Hospitals Foundation TrustPatient Information (follow the Coronavirus link)
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