Ward Information

Ward Information

Ward Information

Parent Accommadation

3 Family Stay rooms on unit

Parents sitting room - contains television and a number of leaflets for parents/families.

Parent Facilities

Kitchen for parents with free access to hot and cold drinks and facilities to store and heat food.

Mobile Phone Use

Not to be used in nurseries or corridors. Can be used for texting on silence and photos.

Telephone and Computer Access

None but mobiles/smart phones can be use away from the nurseries.

Breastfeeding facilities and support

Expressing Room with breast pumps, private cubicles, comfy chairs and magazines. You also also welcome to take a breast pump to express by your baby's cot side. All staff trained in giving advice.

We do have the BFI (Baby Friendly Initiative). We are proud to have full status.

Breast feeding Link staff and Advisor.

We also have breast pumps we can loan free of charge for expressing at home. The pump MUST be returned before baby’s discharge.

Facilities for Siblings

Play room – Parents do need to supervise their children at all times to ensure their safety. Access to play park outside - please talk to a member of staff about access.

Small table and chairs for colouring next to cot space. 

Parent Support Groups

Maternity and Paediatric Support Service – we have two specialist advisors who can offer confidential support and counselling.

Monthly Family Care coffee mornings for current and veteran parents of the unit, held at Bookends Cafe on the Lower Ground floor. Dates and times can be found by contacting the unit.