We are pleased to report that HMT St Hugh’s Hospital is classified as a Super Green site, meaning that it is as clean and as safe as it can be for patients.

We have adapted the way we operate to increase patient safety during the Covid 19 pandemic. Although your visit to HMT St Hugh’s Hospital will look a little different to how it did before, we continue to offer exemplary patient care.

Your patient journey has changed in a few important ways to limit the number of people in the hospital and to ensure social distancing through our departments.

We follow the advice and guidance outlined by the Royal College of Physicians, NHS England and the UK Government and review this on a regular basis.

Please read on to find out about the changes we have made.


  • When attending St Hugh’s for an Outpatient appointment please follow the signs for the Outpatient entrance at the right hand side of the hospital
  • You will receive a letter from us ahead of your appointment with information about access and safety
  • Please arrive as close as possible to your appointment time.
  • We will also give you a mask and hand sanitiser on arrival
  • Patients may bring a chaperone if required.
  • Our waiting rooms have been set out for social distancing and are cleaned regularly
  • Your consultant will come and invite you into a consultation room


  • You will receive a letter from us prior to your hospital stay with information and advice on patient safety
  • Before your procedure you will be required to have a Covid test, and asked to isolate 3 days prior to your surgery.
  • Upon receiving a negative result, you will be notified that your procedure will go ahead
  • You will follow the same procedures for outpatients in terms of arriving at the hospital and being provided with PPE
  • There will be visitors allowed on the ward but these numbers are limited to two visitors per patient. Visiting hours are 2pm-4pm and 6pm -8pm


  • We wear full PPE
  • All of us – staff and consultants – are tested for Covid every week
  • We have had additional training on Covid safety