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Visits of 1 visitor per patient for 1 hour, once a week, with come into effect from Monday 4th October.


We encourage friends and family to arrange ‘virtual visits.’ If you need help to arrange, call 07776516419 between 9am and 5pm.
For more information on virtual visits click here

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 we are regularly updating our visiting arrangements.

Virtual visiting our patients (by phone or tablet device) remains the preference.

Thank you for your co-operation


  • Virtual Visiting Service
  • Visiting Rules

    Visits of 1 visitor per patient for 1 hour, once a week, with come into effect from Monday 4th October.

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    We are encouraging members of the public to complete lateral flow tests before visiting any premises.

    Please do not attend if you:

    • are showing or experiencing the symptoms of COVID-19 or any other infection, even if these symptoms are mild and unconfirmed.
    • have been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID.

    When visiting PLEASE:

    • Wear the appropriate PPE which will be provided by the Trust
    • Adhere to public health advice such as maintaining 2m social distance
    • Sanitise your hands regularly throughout the visit, especially on entering and leaving the ward and hospital/facility.
  • Craigavon Area Hospital Visiting Times

    To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ call 077 7651 6419 between 9am and 5pm.

    Visits of 1 visitor, per patient for 1 hour, once a week, will come into effect from Monday 4th October.

    Wards

     

    Visitors Should Call: Lines Open Between:
    To arrange visits to 3 North, 3 South, 4 North and 4 South

     

    028 375 60791 10:30 – 13:00 Monday – Sunday
    To arrange visits to AMU, 1 North, 1 South and 2 South

     

    028 375 60792 10:30 – 13:00 Monday – Sunday
    To arrange visits to all other CAH wards please call usual ward numbers to speak to the ward clerk, but note the different time slot for receiving calls

     

    11:00 – 12:30 Monday – Friday
    To arrange Visits to Female Medical, Male Medical and Coronary Care Unit, Female Surgical, Male Surgical, HDU, and Stroke Rehab

     

    028 375 60793 10:30 – 13:00 Monday – Sunday
  • Daisy Hill Hospital Visiting Times

    To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ call 077 7651 6419 between 9am and 5pm.

    Visits of 1 visitor, per patient for 1 hour, once a week, will come into effect from Monday 4th October.

    Relatives are to contact the ward to arrange a face to face visit

  • Maternity Visiting

    Visiting is restricted to one named birth partner for the following appointments:

    o    12 week booking scan – one birth partner can attend

    o    20 week anomaly scan or fetal medicine scans – one birth partner can attend

    o    In the Delivery room – birthing partners can attend for 1 hour during the induction of labour process.  Birthing partners can return when the women feels the need for support due to the onset of contractions and stay until transfer to the postnatal ward.

    o    Post-natal ward – We will facilitate 1 x 1 hour post natal visit for a named birth partner per day. Visits will be staggered to minimise numbers of partners on the ward at any time.

    When attending any antenatal or postnatal settings, birth partners MUST adhere to our guidance:

    • Adhere to one hour visiting period
    • Face masks to be worn at all times
    • No children to visit the ward/ no unsupervised visits

    Our Maternity Helpline has been set up to assist with any of your queries in regards to the management of the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions within our Maternity Services.

    The number to call is 028 37563702 Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-5pm Or alternatively email: maternity.helpline@southerntrust.hscni.net

  • Lurgan Hospital

    To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ call 077 7651 6419 between 9am and 5pm.

    Visits of 1 visitor, per patient for 1 hour, once a week, will come into effect from Monday 4th October.

    Relatives are to contact the ward to arrange a face to face visit

  • South Tyrone Hospital

    To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ call 077 7651 6419 between 9am and 5pm.

    Visits of 1 visitor, per patient for 1 hour, once a week, will come into effect from Monday 4th October.

    Relatives are to contact the ward to arrange a face to face visit

  • Paediatrics

    One parent/carer can accompany a child.

     

  • Mental Health Facilities

    To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ call 077 7651 6419 between 9am and 5pm.

    Visits of 1 visitor, per patient for 1 hour, once a week, will come into effect from Monday 4th October.

    Relatives are to contact the ward to arrange a face to face visit

  • Nominated family contact for Inpatients

  • Information Leaflet
  • Drop off and pick up guidance for patient belongings

  • Regional principles for visiting in care settings (English and translations)