Visiting Guidance from 22nd June 2022

Although COVID -19 restrictions across the country have been lifted, inside the hospital we are still following measures to protect our most vulnerable.

From Wednesday 22nd June, our Security support team will be stepping down and you will no longer be required to have an access code or show your appointment/clinic letter to enter Darent Valley Hospital.

Our current visiting protocol for Darent Valley Hospital is:

  • All adult inpatients can have visitors from the day of admission
  • Maximum of 2 visitors at a bedside at a time
  • General adult ward visiting hours are: 11am to 1pm / 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm
  • Children are able to visit accompanied by an adult. Maximum one child and one adult at a bedside at a time
  • We ask that you continue to wear a face covering, unless exempt, where we ask that you wear a visor (which is available on request)
  • We encourage you to regularly clean your hands when moving around the hospital and physically distance where possible
  • Please do not visit if you have any Covid symptoms (or any other communicable disease - one that is spread from one person to another)
  • Please note, Maternity visiting guidance is different to the above. Please click here to view the guidance.

Our current visiting protocol for QMH is:

  • All adult inpatients can have a visit from the day of admission after their operation, once back to the ward
  • Maximum of 1 visitor at a bedside at a time
  • Two hours of visiting per day between the hours of 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm
  • We ask that you continue to wear a face covering, unless exempt, where we ask that you wear a visor (which is available on request)
  • We encourage you to regularly clean your hands when moving around the hospital and physically distance where possible.
  • Please do not visit if you have any Covid symptoms (or any other communicable disease - one that is spread from one person to another)

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