This information was updated on 22 January, 2021
The following visitor restrictions are in place until further notice at Rotherham Hospital:
adult inpatients, the restrictions are:
named visitor for patients with dementia, learning disabilities or autism
visitor at a time (after discussion with the Nurse in Charge) for patients
receiving end of life care.
patients on the Children’s Ward and Children’s Assessment Unit:
Care Baby Unit:
- A chosen support partner (preferably from the same household or support
bubble) may accompany a pregnant woman attending the Early
Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU). (See details here).
- One chosen support
partner can accompany pregnant
women at their 12-week scan and associated clinic appointments (see details here)
nominated partner may attend the 20-week scan appointment
nominated birth partner is permitted during labour
on visiting the antenatal and postnatal wards are in place however one designated birth partner can visit Wharncliffe Ward for up to two hours, once a day.
This applies only to women who are admitted to hospital, not those visiting the day unit.
appointments and UECC:
should attend on their own where possible.
a patient requires assistance, a maximum of one other person is allowed to
accompany them. This includes patients with dementia, learning disabilities or