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University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Coronavirus guidance

Key information for patients and visitors


Visiting restrictions during the pandemic

Surgery and outpatient appointments

Keeping in touch with patients during the pandemic 

Staying safe in our hospitals

Where possible, we ask that patients attend the hospital for appointments alone. In our emergency departments, one person may accompany patients for emotional support if needed.

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While we focus our efforts on meeting the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, we are still here to help you. If you are unwell, you should continue to access the care that you need.

If you are a patient with a long-term condition please do keep in touch with your clinical team.


We regret we are unable to provide Covid-19 vaccinations to inpatients – please contact your GP


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