Up to date information about COVID-19

There are many changes to our services at present due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This section is kept up to date with the latest information so please visit it regularly. 

Update 5 January 2021: If you are over the age of 80 and are due to attend an appointment at Kingston Hospital this week, you may be offered the COVID vaccination.

If you are an inpatient at Kingston Hospital, you may be asked to wear a mask.

Face mask

Surgery and outpatient appointments – update for all patients (30 December 2020)

Up to date information on visiting the hospital

Message to a loved one

COVID-19 testing at Kingston Hospital

Dropping off personal belongings for your relative in hospital

Coming to the hospital for an outpatient appointment

Coming to the maternity unit for an antenatal appointment

Changes in how you enter the hospital

Support available for virtual visiting by phone and video calls

Telephone our wards

Important information to keep you safe while isolating at home

Trusted source of information about COVID-19

Useful national guidance links

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do –

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for everyone –

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms –

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) –

Guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Easy read guides to help you stay safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic – up to date information from Mencap.

COVID-19 advice in different languages

“Doctors of the World” are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 60 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross. View Doctors of the world COVID-19 advice

Watch our short films on how we’re dealing with the pandemic

Kingston Keeping You Safe:

COVID-19 Reflecting on the pandemic

Our intensive care team shares their experience of working through the COVID-19 pandemic

Tell us how we are doing we'd love to have your opinion