Flu and norovirus continue to impact sites across Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, with both patients and staff affected.
The following is the latest news on the outbreak and visitor restrictions. The outpatient services remain unaffected.
Saturday 13th January:
Visitor restrictions are partially lifted for unaffected wards – visiting will be permitted for one hour from 14:00 to 15:00 and limited to two visitors per bed.
Please note: this is subject to change at any time.
On affected wards, full restrictions will remain in place at all times.
As of 1:30pm on Saturday, the following wards are closed and will not be open to visitors today:
- North Tyneside General Hospital: Ward 5, 12, 15 and 22
- Wansbeck General Hospital: Wards 1, 2, 4, 10 and 11b
The latest closures are frequently updated on the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust website.