Read our latest advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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To help us manage the increasing demand on our services caused by coronavirus, we may need to cancel or rearrange appointments for some patients. For others, it may be that we can continue your care through the use of telephone or video appointments.

Find out more about making, changing or cancelling your hospital appointments.

Outpatient appointments

You may also have been asked by your clinician if you would like to use our telephone appointments or video consultation services for your next outpatient appointment.

Important: please do not come for an appointment if you have symptoms

Please do not come to the hospital or a community site for your appointment if you have coronavirus symptoms.

NHS advice is to stay at home for seven days and not to go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. If anyone in your household is showing symptoms, you should remain at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if: 

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days.

Visit the NHS coronavirus site for all the latest information.