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Ward closures after bug outbreak
Vomiting bug norovirus has been sweeping the country, forcing many hospital wards to be closed to new patients in an attempt to halt its spread. Here is a list of wards affected across the UK.

ScotlandNorthern IrelandNorth WestNorth EastYorkshire and The HumberWalesWest MidlandsEast MidlandsSouth WestSouth CentralEast of EnglandSouth East CoastLondon

EAST MIDLANDS

Chesterfield Royal - one ward closed

Kettering General - one ward closed

Skegness - one ward closed

EAST OF ENGLAND

Addenbrooke's, Cambridge - three wards closed

Lister, Stevenage - two wards closed

LONDON

No wards closed

NORTH EAST

University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton - one ward closed

NORTH WEST

Royal Oldham - 11 wards closed

Fairfield, Bury - three beds closed

North Manchester General - 10 beds closed

Royal Preston - four wards closed

Chorley - one ward closed

Cumberland Infirmary - six wards closed

Blackpool Victoria - one ward closed

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen - seven wards closed

Barrow Hospital - four wards closed

NORTHERN IRELAND

No wards closed

SCOTLAND

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - one ward closed

Fraserburgh - one ward closed

Ayr - two wards closed

Biggart, Prestwick - one ward closed

Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow - five wards closed

Royal Alexandra, Paisley - two wards closed

Vale of Leven, Dumbarton - two wards closed

Gartnavel General, Glasgow - one ward closed

Southern General, Glasgow - one ward closed

The Orchards, Glasgow - one ward closed

Stirling Royal Infirmary - two wards closed

Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh - one ward closed

SOUTH CENTRAL

Queen Alexandra, Portsmouth - two wards closed

St Mary's, Portsmouth - one ward closed

Southampton General - three wards closed

SOUTH EAST COAST

William Harvey, Ashford - two wards closed

Eastbourne District General - one ward closed

SOUTH WEST

Royal Cornwall Hospitals - two wards closed

Royal Devon and Exeter - one ward closed

Royal United, Bath - seven wards closed

West Cornwall, Penzance - two wards closed for three days

Southmead, Bristol - two wards closed

Bristol Royal Infirmary - one ward closed

Weston General - two wards closured

Musgrove Park, Taunton - three wards closed

Delancey, Cheltenham - one ward closed

Paulton, Bristol - two wards closed

West Mendip - closed to admissions

WALES

Llandough, Vale of Glamorgan - two wards closed

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff - one ward closed

Bronglais, Aberystwyth - three wards closed

Wrexham Maelor - five wards closed

Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan - two wards closed

Dewi Sant, Pontypridd - two wards closed

Nevill Hall, Abergavenny - one ward closed

Royal Gwent, Newport - two wards closed

WEST MIDLANDS

Birmingham City - one ward closed

Wolverhampton New Cross - four bays affected

Walsall Manor - one ward closed

Royal Shrewsbury - one ward closed

University Hospital, Coventry - one ward closed

Hereford County - four wards closed

University Hospital, North Staffordshire - two wards closed

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust - one ward closed

Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Hospital - all routine elective inpatient surgery cancelled until 9 January at the earliest.

YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Leeds General Infirmary/St James's, Leeds - four wards closed

York Hospital - one ward closed

Sheffield Teaching Hospital- five wards closed

Bradford - two wards closed

Shipley Community Hospital - closed

Westbourne Green Community Hospital - closed

Leeds Road Community Hospital - closed


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