South West Wales

Withybush Hospital closes wards to contain virus spread

Norovirus particles Image copyright SPL
Image caption The norovirus is easily spread and causes sickness and diarrhoea

Temporary visiting restrictions remain in place at Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest following separate outbreaks of norovirus and flu.

The affected areas, Ward 8/Coronary Care Unit and Ward 1, are currently closed to all visitors to help prevent the spread of infection.

As a precaution, visiting to all wards at the hospital will be restricted to evenings only from Tuesday, 12 April.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is continuing to monitor the situation.

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