Hereford & Worcester

Worcestershire Royal Hospital visitor ban as norovirus hits

Eight wards at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital have been closed to visitors following an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust said visitors were only allowed access to outpatients, intensive care, paediatrics and maternity units.

Exceptional visiting can be arranged by prior agreement with the ward manager, the trust said.

Restrictions also apply to hospitals in Redditch and Kidderminster.

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