At Rotherham Hospital, we understand
how difficult it must be for families and loved ones at a time where visiting
is suspended and we want to support our patients and their loved ones as best
we can. We have in recent months established the Patient Property and
Communication Facilitator roles and from 1August 2020 these
roles will be managed directly by individual wards.
a video call/telephone call with your loved one
Each ward has the
facilities to set this up for you. Please note however that this would be
pre-arranged with the ward and before we make the video-call we would agree a
convenient time with you. Please contact the ward your loved one is on either by
phoning the ward directly or by going through the main hospital switchboard:
in personal belongings for your loved ones
Please contact the ward your
loved one is on either by phoning the ward directly or by going through the
main hospital switchboard: 01709 820000.
When dropping off property:
- Please do not come in if you have had
any symptoms of COVID19 or have been in contact with anyone with COVID19 within
the last 14 days, including symptoms of a dry cough, high temperature or loss
- Please book a time and location with
the ward to drop the items off
- Please wear a face covering at all times while in the hospital
- Remember to sanitise or wash your
hands when entering the hospital, and after leaving
- Please only bring in essential items.
- Please make staff aware if the bag
contains medication, food, or if your loved one will need assistance with
anything that it contains.
- We can also help get clothing back
out of the hospital in sealed bags that dissolve open in a washing machine.