Update
Norovirus closes all wards at Warwick hospital

By Kevin Unitt Monday 26 November 2012 Updated: 29/11 08:25

NOROVIRUS has now closed all wards at Warwick hospital.

The season viral infection struck late last week at the hospital and all visiting has been banned until further notice.

Exceptions will only made on compassionate grounds where a patient is seriously ill.

The following areas are not affected by the visiting restrictions - Maternity Department, Special Care Baby Unit, MacGregor (children’s ward) and Intensive Therapy Unit.

Norovirus causes vomiting and diarrhoea and is often very infectious, spreading rapidly as a result of contact between individuals.

The Trust’s website www.swft.nhs.uk will be updated on a daily basis to reflect the latest changes.

Regional news »


Stratford Observer
M40 crash gridlock

A FOUR car smash on the M40 caused gridlock on ...

Rugby Observer
Police seek man in sexual assault investigation

POLICE are trying to trace a man who may be ...

Coventry Observer
Poorest families set to pay higher council tax

THOUSANDS of the poorest households in Coventry are set to ...

Redditch Standard
Fire hits town centre businesses and homes

HOMES and businesses in the town centre have been affected ...