Strike action is taking place in September and October. We'll contact you directly if you or your child's appointment is affected.

Preparing for a procedure or surgery

Find out about changes we are making during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are running our theatres for routine, urgent and emergency operations and procedures, based on our waiting lists and emergencies that present to our emergency department.

Please be aware that there are currently special arrangements for surgery to ensure everyone’s safety.

If you or your child have any COVID-19 symptoms in the days prior to the planned surgery, please contact your surgical team as soon as possible for advice. 

If you have any questions, please speak to your surgical team. 



Keeping you safe

If you have any concerns about COVID-19, please speak to your clinical team who will be able to support you.

Please do not cancel your child’s surgery, we are taking lots of extra steps to keep you and your child safe during their time in hospital.