We know that hospital visiting increases the risk of infection to inpatients. Please help us to keep your loved ones as safe as possible.
We ask that you only visit if it is essential. Please note that we have separate arrangements for visiting patients at the end of their life - ask your loved one's nurse for details.
Even if your visit is essential, you may not be able to visit every day and the length of your visit may vary.
Visits must be booked in advance by contacting the nurse in charge of the ward. Visits are only permitted if essential or on compassionate grounds. If you arrive without having first agreed a time and date with the nurse in charge of the ward, we will ask you to return home.
Exceptional circumstances for visiting are:
Do NOT visit if you have:
Further information can be found in our visiting arrangements leaflet.
For more information, visit our maternity services page.
Many of our wards have iPads and we can help patients to connect with their loved ones via virtual visits.
If you would like to send a message to a patient or request a song for them on hospital radio, please visit our Stay In Touch page.
We have also set up a special service to allow relatives and carers to drop off items for loved ones in hospital. More details can be found in our patient property hub leaflet.
Our chaplaincy team are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by phone 01256 314901 (Basingstoke patients) or 01962 824906 (Andover and Winchester patients), or via email at email@example.com
updated 13 April 2021