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We publish information here if any wards have visiting restrictions due to patients experiencing symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting

Ward visiting restrictions


Hospital direct telephone numbers:

  • Eastbourne DGH - Tel: (01323) 417400
  • Conquest Hospital - Tel: (01424) 755255

Please note
If you are travelling from a long distance away or are making a special journey to visit someone in one of our hospitals which has ward visiting restrictions, please contact the hospital by telephone first, before you set off, to get the latest news about all restricted wards.


Noroviruses are a group of viruses that are the most common cause of gastroenteritis (stomach bugs) in England and Wales. In the past, noroviruses have also been called 'winter vomiting viruses', 'small round structured viruses' or 'Norwalk-like viruses'.