Covid-19 - keeping yourself and others safe

Stay at home if you have Covid-19.

Stay at home if you have any of these symptoms:
- a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
- a new, continuous cough – this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly

- loss of/change in sense of smell or taste

Follow the national guidance : for advice on managing your symptoms for general advice about Covid-19

Both these websites are updated regularly with the latest information.

Visiting our inpatient units

The national guidance on visiting arrangements for hospital inpatient units has now been revised to allow limited visiting. We have therefore changed our arrangements for visitors. Click here to see the full details

Changes to our services
We are making changes to many of our services in response to Covid-19. If your care with us is affected, we will be contacting you directly. If you have questions about your care from HCT, please call our advice line on 01707 388164 or 01707 388036, or email us at

Looking after children
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has created a resource for parents who may be worried about their unwell or injured children during this uncertain time. You can see this information here.