COVID-19 Staff Information

COVID-19 Staff Information 

We wish to advise of some changes to the processes with regards to support and monitoring staff covid positivity. The current staff COVID helpline / email will no longer be in use from Monday, March 21st. You now need to follow the process and advice below.

If you are symptomatic for COVID-19 you should not be in work. Please do the following:

  1. Stay home and isolate
  2. Do an antigen test, if the antigen test is negative and you are symptomatic, you need a PCR swab because you are a Healthcare Worker. Please book here:
  3. If PCR swab is negative, you may return to work when you are 48 hours free of respiratory symptoms, as per the Hospital's infection control policy
  4. If Antigen/PCR swab is positive, please email your name and phone number to and you will be contacted by a member of the team (queries will not be answered via this email)

If you are a close contact:

Non Household Close Contact
You must: Wear an FFP2 mask for full 10 days while in work.

Household Contact(If you live with or have shared the same accommodation during the persons infectious period) You must:

Wear an FFP2 mask for full 10 days while in work
Complete three antigen tests: 1) The day you become aware that you are a close contact 2) Three days later 3) On the seventh day

You must then log these results on the COVID-19 page on the Hospital intranet.