What to expect when you arrive

What to expect when you arrive

How to access the unit

Best to enter the unit via the maternity entrance on Level 5, secured access so via the doorbell. Are now able to obtain a card - £10 deposit, to gain access into the unit to limit waiting times.

Who to talk to about your babies care

The nurse looking after the infant primarily but all members of clinical staff are approachable directing parents appropriately.

Who to talk to if you have any concerns

As above or the Ward Manager, Matron or PALS

Talking to the medical team

We encourage parents to ask if they want to catch up to bring it to the attention of the nurse looking after their baby. Consultants are very proactive in ensuring they meet with families during their week on service.

Ward Rounds

Most ward rounds start at 09:30 Monday to Friday, Ward rounds are then repeated @16:30 (handover to night time consultant) and 21:00 hours. Weekends usually around 08:30 and 21:00 hours).

Baby Rest Time


13:00 to 15:00 hours.