Update as of 25th March 2020
This is a difficult time for everyone. We are working together with NHS Wales to support NHS Health Boards, their patients and our NHS colleagues. We are therefore not seeing or treating any private patients.
St Joseph's Hospital have ceased all elective surgery until further notice. All outpatient and physiotherapy appointments have also ceased except follow-up post-surgery physiotherapy appointments which will continue.
It's our duty of care to ensure that we take every precaution to keep our patients and employees safe during this time. The government have issued the following guidance which we’d ask you to follow.
To support screening for COVID-19, we are asking all patients, on entering our hospital to:
Please do not enter St Joseph’s Hospital if you have any of the above symptoms or:
The guidance advises that you should stay at home (self-isolate), regardless of your travel history or contact with confirmed cases. This will help protect others while you are infectious.
Public Health Wales government guidance can be found here.
We are currently screening all patients and restricting visitor access to St Joseph’s Hospital.
We can all reduce the risk of both picking up and spreading infection and disease by maintaining good hand hygiene.
Thank you for your cooperation.
The Covid-19 is a public health issue and requires ongoing monitoring by Public Health England. We are not able to offer testing for Covid-19 in the independent sector. The only valid test available is via Public Health Wales laboratories and is being conducted in the acute NHS setting.
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