Visiting Policy

Visiting Policy

Parents

Parent can visit 24 hours a day but will be asked to leave the nursery for handover/ward rounds.

Siblings

Can visit with parents, no other under 16 year olds allowed.

Grandparents

At family’s discretion, only 2 people at cot side at any one time.

Family and Friends

At family’s discretion, only 2 people at cot side at any one time, no under 16’s.

No. of visitors

2 people per incubator.

Restrictions

2 people per incubator, no under 16’s unless siblings.

Hygiene and Infection Prevention

All visitors are asked to wash their hands before entering the nurseries, sinks are situated within the reception area of the Neonatal Unit. No outdoor coats/jackets are to be worn within the nurseries.