Keeping you safe when visiting

Visiting our inpatient units

The safety of our patients, visitors and staff is important to us at all times.
 
To ensure the safety of everyone, we want you to know that we have introduced strict health and safety measures within our buildings and are following the government’s guidance at all times.
 
When visiting any of our inpatient wards you must regularly wash your hands, follow our 2m social distancing policy and wear a face covering where required to do so. If you are unable to wear a face covering please speak to your healthcare professional. 
Wards may insist upon other individual arrangements in order to protect you during your visit. We advise for all visitors to contact the ward staff ahead of their visit to check for further guidance.

Our KMPT promise to you 

We want to make sure you remain as safe as possible when visiting or working within our buildings. Your safety and wellbeing is of the highest importance to us and we want you to be confident we are doing everything possible to ensure you and your loved ones are being supported in the best possible way. 

As part of our response to the coronavirus pandemic, we have put in place health and safety measures recommended by the government to help keep everyone as safe as we can. 

These include: 

  • Access to  hand sanitisers and antibacterial wipes in addition to existing cleaning and handwashing facilities
  • Risk assessing our buildings to certify sites as COVID-19 secure 
  • Signage to help maintain 2m social distancing where possible as well as using screens or changes to our office layouts where this is difficult
  • Ensuring our staff and visitors wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as required within all our buildings including face coverings and masks as directed. 

To ensure everyone's safety the short video below will show you how to wear a fabric mask.

If you begin to feel unwell at anytime before your scheduled visit and believe you may have coronavirus symptoms, you must contact your healthcare professional (or the person you are meeting) and rearrange your appointment. For further information visit the NHS website here 

Do I need to wear a face mask when visiting KMPT hospital buildings?

If you are visiting any of our buildings you will need to wear a face covering. Our staff will be wearing PPE when looking after our patients to protect them and themselves.

A face covering will be provided from the reception area if you do not have suitable protection with you.

If you begin to feel unwell at anytime before your scheduled visit and believe you may have coronavirus symptoms, you must contact your healthcare professional (or the person you are meeting) and rearrange your appointment. For further information visit the NHS website here 

Social distancing - please keep 2m apart

We are still observing the 2m rule around social distancing across all of our sites. 

Please make sure you are maintaining a 2m distance at all times where possible. Signs have been installed within our buildings to help guide you.  In some areas foot signs have also been installed to help any visitors who may be living with dementia.

If you begin to feel unwell at anytime before your scheduled visit and believe you may have coronavirus symptoms, you must contact your healthcare professional (or the person you are meeting) and rearrange your appointment. For further information visit the NHS website here 

I would like to know more before I visit

Your safety and wellbeing matter to us at all times. Should you have any concerns about visiting any of our buildings, please contact the team you will be visiting. If you need additional contact details, these can be found on our services page.

We will do our very best to provide you with any information you need before welcoming you to any of our sites.

If you begin to feel unwell at anytime before your scheduled visit and believe you may have coronavirus symptoms, you must contact your healthcare professional (or the person you are meeting) and rearrange your appointment. For further information visit the NHS website here