North Manchester General Hospital closes to visitors after norovirus outbreak

Every ward at North Manchester General Hospital has been closed to visitors after a major outbreak of the norovirus.

Four wards at the hospital have been hit by the bug which causes people to vomit.


We've taken the precautionary decision to close all wards at North Manchester Gen Hosp to visitors for 48 hrs to prevent spread of Norovirus


[News] Hospital closed to visitors after norovirus outbreak (From Prestwich and Whitefield Guide)

Hospital bosses say that the ban on visitors will stay in place at least until Saturday as efforts are made to control the outbreak.


Norovirus Cases On The Rise

The number of confirmed cases of norovirus is 83% higher than last season, according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Agency (HPA).