By STEWART CARR FOR MAILONLINE
- Over two thirds of NHS Trusts still using outdated Covid restrictions for visitors
- The NHS told hospitals last March they should open up to friends and families
- But many have been slow on the uptake, despite a drop in Covid cases this week
Hospital patients are being denied cherished visits from their loved ones by NHS institutions using outdated Covid restrictions, it has been revealed.
Data shows 70 per cent of trusts are still enforcing rules dating back to the Covid lockdowns, despite NHS hospitals being told to open up last March.