Tagged: winter sickness bug


Cold snap is snow joke for elderly and vulnerable south west London residents

News & events | 18 Jan 2013 | Tags: Alison Robertson Dr Phil Moss elderly norovirus winter winter sickness bug

For most of us the snow means snow men, snow ball fights and good times. However, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust clinicians are urging people to consider the well being of others for whom the snow means an increased risk of ill health, and how to help people keep warm and keep well.


People with winter bug urged to stay away from hospital

News & events | 16 Dec 2011 | Tags: norovirus People with winter bug urged to stay away from hospital winter sickness bug

People suffering with the winter sickness bug Norovirus are being urged to stay away from hospital and instead contact their GP or pharmacy. Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is generally unpleasant but rarely serious. However, by bringing it into hospital, people could be putting vulnerable patients and healthcare workers …


Stay away from hospital if you have winter sickness bug

News & events | 22 Feb 2006 | Tags: norovirus winter sickness bug

DO NOT come to hospital if you are suffering with the winter sickness bug, St George’s Hospital has warned. The winter virus which causes diarrhoea and vomiting is described as ‘unpleasant but rarely serious’ by doctors, but by bringing the virus into hospital you could be putting vulnerable patients and …