Ward Information

Ward Information

Parent Accommodation

4 bedrooms within the unit, some limited availability on L12. Each room has a card which requires a £10/deposit. Card allows access into unit also.

Parent Facilities

 

1 x communal shower, separate w.c., sitting room and small kitchen with microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge.

Mobile Phone Use

Yes - throughout

Telephone and Computer Access

Only via the bedrooms

Breastfeeding facilities and support

Medela breast pumps can be used either next to the infant’s bedside, bedrooms or in the breast feeding room. Breast feeding peer support workers visit the unit three times a week and of course from the nurses themselves.

Facilities for Siblings

Sibling colouring packs and some activities within the play room.

Parent Support Groups

Not currently run by the unit by initiated by ex NICU families – Plymouth Precious Poppets – very successful. Closed FB page, coffee mornings and fundraising events.