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Visiting a patient on our wards

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Please read the information and help us to keep patients safe by observing the precautions.

Coronavirus - advice for hospital visitors (click to read) 

Please click on the wards list in the left hand menu for more information including visiting times, restrictions and visiting with children. (Visiting with children is not permitted on some wards. It is always best to check with the nurse in charge BEFORE bringing your child to the hospital)

Infection control

All visitors are requested to use the hand sanitiser foam which is located in hospital reception areas and on each ward.

Please do not visit if you have a cough or cold, or have had diarrhoea, sickness or flu-like illness in the last 48 hours.

Please do not sit on patient beds – use the visitor’s chairs provided.


Visitors should please be aware that we are a smokefree Trust. Smoking is not allowed in the hospital buildings or grounds.  

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Contact us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

  • The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

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Smoking is not allowed in any hospital building or grounds.

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