Ward Information

Ward Information

Parent Accommodation

12 rooms in Cots for Tots House at St Michael’s Hospital (8 en suite) All with TV and fridges in each room. £20 refundable deposit required. Priority to families from out of area and families in intensive care.

Parent Facilities


Shared cooking, laundry and lounge facilities in Cots for Tots. Family seating area and sitting room on NICU with fridge / hot drink facilities.

Mobile Phone Use

No restrictions but no phone calls at cot side please

Telephone and Computer Access

Free Wi fi in Cots for House and in some areas of the Trust.

No computer access currently.


Breastfeeding facilities and support

Dedicated expressing room for Mum’s on NICU. Portable pumps for hire - £10 refundable deposit. Mobile pumps for use at the cotside. Milk freezers available for the storage of small volumes of expressed milk.

Breast feeding specialist nurses available most week days.

Lead Infant feeding nurses are Louise Wilson and Sarah Grant


Facilities for Siblings

Communal toys on unit (limited availability) in Family sitting room. Access to supervised playroom/school at Bristol Children’s Hospital (to be booked in advance, limited availability). Changing facilities available on the unit

Parent Support Groups

As advertised on family support board.