Hospital and care home pandemic visiting rules ease

Changes to visiting rules in hospitals and care homes have come into effect across Northern Ireland.

From Friday, care home residents are able to receive two visits per week, each lasting an hour, as Covid-19 rules are relaxed.

Hospital patients can have one daily visit from two people from up to two households.

The first phase of changes to the Covid visiting guidance also includes relaxations for rules in hospices.

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