All visitors must now take COVID-19 test before entering Forth Valley Royal Hospital

NHS Forth Valley is only allowing visitors to enter its hospitals after they have taken a lateral flow test for Covid-19.

By James Trimble
Tuesday, 21st December 2021, 1:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st December 2021, 4:43 pm

Visitors to Forth Valley Royal Hosptial must now take the LFD test before every visit and will also be asked to provide contact details for Test and Protect purposes.

An NHS Forth Valley spokesperson said: “Following guidance from Scottish Government, patients will continue to have access to a single daily visit from a maximum of two people – preferably from the same household – visiting at the same time for a period of 45 minutes.

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"All visits must be arranged in advance with ward staff to allow physical distancing measures to be maintained within the ward areas. There are no restrictions on time or the number of people providing support for patients receiving end of life care.

“You should not visit hospital if you are feeling unwell or have a new or continuous cough.”

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