COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in place at our hospital

We would like to remind you that the restrictions currently in place across the NHS will remain for the foreseeable future. This includes limitations on visiting patients, and infection control measures such as wearing face masks, temperature checks and maintaining social distancing when at our hospital.

Letters to Loved Ones

As you may be aware, we have 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 have launched 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 

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 July 2021