Open Visiting (PDF 446KB)
Publish Date: 29 March 2019
This paper proposes that open visiting should be introduced in all hospital wards and care facilities in Northern Ireland. Evidence shows more flexible visiting arrangements can help aid recovery and are valued by family and carers. A further indirect benefit may be an easing of hospital parking pressures.
We are keen to hear the views of the public and healthcare professionals. A range of questions and details on how you can respond can be found at the end of the document.