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General/visiting Information for Bristol and Weston

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Outpatient hospital appointments (not including maternity)

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Share your experiences of our services during COVID-19


Please use the sections above to find out the latest information about visiting, outpatient appointments, maternity services, how to share your experiences of our services during COVID-19, and how share a message with your loved one in hospital. 

Outpatient hospital appointments (excluding maternity)

Hospital appointments are running as normal. Please don't call to check that a booked appointment is going ahead. If anything changes with your care, we will be in touch.

Individuals attending hospital for an appointment can be accompanied by one other person.

  • Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your appointment.
  • Please leave the building promptly after your appointment.

Before your visit

If you have any of the following symptoms that may relate to COVID-19, flu or respiratory infections, please contact the relevant hospital department before your arrival. 

Symptoms of COVID-19, flu and common respiratory infections include:

  • Continuous cough
  • High temperature, fever or chills
  • Loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unexplained tiredness, lack of energy
  • Muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise
  • Not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry
  • Headache that is unusual or longer lasting than normal
  • Sore throat, stuffy or runny nose
  • Diarrhoea, feeling sick or being sick

Guidance on face masks

During your visit

You will be required to wear a surgical face mask (unless exempt) in some areas of our hospitals where stated. These areas will be clearly signposted and surgical masks will be available at the department entrance.

If you wish to wear a face mask in all areas of our hospitals, please do so.

If you are in any doubt or need to make additional arrangements to support your particular needs please speak to a member of staff.