Falkirk Community Hospital Temporary Measures in One Ward

NHS Forth Valley can confirm that a ward at Falkirk Community Hospital has suspended new admissions and paused visiting on a temporary basis as a precautionary measure whilst investigations are undertaken into a small number of cases of Covid-19. These have been identified through routine testing.

To respect and maintain confidentiality, no further details will be released.

Staff, patients and their families have been informed of the development and close contacts are being followed up by our Test and Protect Team.

NHS Forth Valley is taking every measure to protect staff and patients and, in line with national guidance, has notified Health Protection Scotland.