COVID-19 restrictions to remain in place at The Walton Centre

Restrictions remain in place across the NHS in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety measures in place over the 18 months therefore remain in place at The Walton Centre - and in our other clinic settings within the community – until further notice.

Due to the increased transmission risk posed by the Omicron variant, visiting has been suspended within The Walton Centre except for exceptional circumstances.

Letters to Loved Ones

Following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, we had to take the difficult decision to restrict visiting at The Walton Centre for the foreseeable future. To help you stay in touch with your loved ones during this period, we launched lettertolovedones@thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk. Emails sent to this inbox will be delivered to your loved one wherever they are in the hospital. 

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How to use the service: 

  1. Start a new email and write your loved one’s ward in the subject line 
  2. Please put your loved one’s name and date of birth at the top of the email 
  3. Write your message 
  4. Send the email to lettertolovedones@thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk 

Unfortunately we cannot support sending return messages from your loved one. If your loved one has any communication difficulties we will support them appropriately.   

The inbox will be manned 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. 

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Page last updated: 30 December 2021