Both wards at Ross on Wye Community Hospital, have been closed to visitors due to cases of diarrhoea and vomiting caused by Norovirus. As a preventative measure visiting to Merlin ward and Peregrin ward at Ross Community hospital has been stopped to prevent the further spread of diarrhoea and vomiting which is affecting some patients.
Families celebrated the perfect Christmas present as four babies were born at Hereford County Hospital on Christmas Day.
Visiting restrictions at the County Hospital’s Gilwern Unit have been lifted. The unit, for frail and elderly patients, has been closed to visitors for several days following an outbreak of sickness and diarrhoea.
The first new ward to open at Hereford County Hospital since it was built in 2002 has proved a resounding success during its first 12 months.
Local residents are being urged to self-care at home or use NHS alternatives if they fall ill this festive period to prevent the spread of illnesses to patients receiving treatment in hospital.
Wye Valley NHS Trust is adding its weight to a nationwide campaign to help parents spot the symptoms of sepsis. The campaign is aimed at parents and carers of young children aged 0-4.
Pauline Priddy is at the heart of a quiet revolution taking place in Hereford which is transforming the way people are being cared for in their own home.
Wye Valley NHS Trust is advising people that they could face long waits in the County Hospital’s Emergency Department following an extremely busy few days.
Visiting restrictions at Linden Ward, Bromyard Community Hospital have been lifted. The restrictions had been put in place following an outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting.
Communication and engagement manager
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Wye Valley NHS Trust
The County Hospital
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