Tag: Norovirus

Norovirus reminder for Islanders

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

ISLANDERS are being reminded not to visit the General Hospital and other HSSD buildings if they have any symptoms of norovirus. In the last few days, Jersey has been experiencing increasing problems with norovirus infections, though levels had fallen after the winter outbreak. Norovirus spreads rapidly in closed environments such as hospitals, schools, nursing and […]

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Hospital ward remains closed due to suspected Norovirus

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Due to continuing Norovirus activity both in Jersey and the UK, Corbiere Ward in the Hospital remains closed to new admissions, following its closure on Friday, to help stop the spread of the illness. Due to the ongoing presence of Norovirus, a very small number of patients who were scheduled to have non-urgent surgery this […]

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Hospital ward closed due to suspected Norovirus

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Due to continuing Norovirus activity both in Jersey and the UK, Corbiere Ward in the Hospital has been closed to new admissions for the time being to help stop the spread of the illness. Patients ill with norovirus type symptoms in other parts of the hospital are being isolated. Staff at the Hospital are working […]

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Businesses asked to help prevent the spread of Norovirus

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is an increased amount of Norovirus in the community and Islanders are being reminded to be extra careful about personal hygiene and hand washing. As we approach the season of Christmas parties and gatherings, Jersey’s Environmental Health department are asking businesses and other organisations with large numbers of customers or visitors to help reduce […]

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Medical Officer of Health asks Islanders to help reduce the spread of Norovirus

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, and particularly in the last few days Jersey has been experiencing increasing problems with Norovirus infections. Much of the UK is similarly affected.  Bartlett Ward at Jersey General Hospital was closed last week because of Norovirus and remains closed – (subject of recent media releases).  Measures are being pursued to reduce the impact of […]

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Outbreak of Norovirus confirmed

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Members of the public are being reminded not to visit the General Hospital if they are experiencing symptoms such as diarrhoea and vomiting, following an increased incidence of diarrhoea and vomiting in the community which has been reflected in one of the wards in the General Hospital. The outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting has now been confirmed as […]

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Probable Outbreak of Norovirus

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

There has been an increased incidence of diarrhoea and vomiting in the community which has been reflected in one of the wards in the General Hospital. To ensure the infection is contained, which may be Norovirus, Bartlett Ward at the General Hospital is currently closed to admissions and visiting has been restricted. Currently, several patients are affected. […]

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