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Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Visiting FAQs

One of the hardest aspects of the COVID-19 situation is the need for physical distancing. Unfortunately, when someone...

One of the hardest aspects of the COVID-19 situation is the need for physical distancing. Unfortunately, when someone comes into hospital you will need to maintain physical distancing wherever possible even if the person has previously been in your household or part of your social bubble. This is because the risks of infection change and become much higher once someone comes into the hospital environment. At present only ‘essential visitors’ are allowed close contact with the patient. 

At the current time, we would ask that you do not move around different areas of the hospital or try to visit other p...

At the current time, we would ask that you do not move around different areas of the hospital or try to visit other people in the hospital. While you are visiting, you should remain in the room of the relative/friend you are visiting. Unfortunately, at this time if you’re relative/friend need to go to another department for an investigation or scan, etc. you will not be able to go with them as the waiting areas are too small for physical distancing to take place safely.

Feeling anxious or nervous about coming into a hospital is a normal response to recent events. Speak to the care team...

Feeling anxious or nervous about coming into a hospital is a normal response to recent events. Speak to the care team if you are worried and they will be able to advise you.  

Last Updated: 13 July 2020