NHS England recommends that all women who need to stay in hospital for any reason either during pregnancy or labour including women returning to hospital after giving birth, should be tested for COVID-19, whether they are symptomatic or not. We support this recommendation and will offer you a swab for COVID-19 when you attend the Gloucestershire Hospitals maternity units to make sure that women and their families get the safest and most appropriate care.

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