LAST UPDATED: 22nd March 2020

The symptoms of Covid-19 (coronavirus) may be more severe in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions such as cancer, diabetes, chronic heart and lung disease.

Harlington Hospice and Michael Sobell Hospice care for people with advanced life-limiting illnesses so it is important that we take all reasonable steps to protect the well-being of those using our services, as well as those working and volunteering at the Hospice. We request that all patients, service users, staff, volunteers, contractors, relatives, and friends consider whether they could be a potential carrier of the coronavirus and therefore pose a risk to others using the Hospice.

At this time we have stopped all Day centre services and complementary therapies.

We ask visitors to wash hands or use hand gel prior to and after visiting the Hospice and especially after visiting the clinical areas.

If you have travelled to the UK from the countries listed on the UK Government's guidance on coronavirus, or are in close contact with returning travellers, please follow the guidance and do not visit the Hospice. If you develop symptoms of cough, fever or breathing difficulties, then ring 111 or complete the assessment tool https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19

Further information is available on the UK Government website and is updated daily: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

If you feel unwell, in any way, we ask you not visit the Hospice. Thank you for your co-operation

Shops

We have made the difficult decision to close our high street shops as of Saturday 21 March until further notice. The safety of our staff, volunteers and shoppers come first.

For updates please visit www.harlingtonhospice.org

Many thanks for your support