Covid19 (coronavirus)

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS in Worcestershire and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring we can deliver a high level of care.

Visitor information

In line with national guidance, we are making a temporary change to our visiting policy to reduce the number of visitors to our sites, in order to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

From Tuesday 24th March, all our community hospitals and mental health units will be closed to visitors until further notice. This is now required as part of our overall efforts to minimise risk to patients, staff and the wider public.

We would like to thank everyone for their support and advise everyone to continue following the regularly updated national guidance from Public Health England and NHS England.

Changes to clinics or services

Where possible we are continuing to run services as normal.

Updates on service changes can be found to the right-hand side of this window (desktop users) or at the bottom of this page (mobile users).

What to do if you have symptons

For health information and advice click here.

Mental health support

In these challenging and unprecedented times, its normal to experience increased levels of stress, anxiety, low mood or depression. But don’t worry it’s common and you’re not alone. 

You can now also access dedicated SilverCloud online therapy modules to help reduce stress, anxiety and increase resilience as a result of COVID-19.  

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Note: you will need to enter one of the following PINs: HEREFORDSHIRE or WORCESTERSHIRE to access the modules.  

Below are a selection of useful links, tips and resources to help maintain your mental wellbeing. For further information on mental health support click here.

Support websites:

Guides: 

Survey

Further information

Visit the Worcestershire County Council website for information covering:

  • professionals

  • schools, colleges and universities

  • foster carers, social or community care and residential settings

  • employers and businesses

  • transport sector