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Visiting times

George Eliot Hospital

The hospital welcome visitors at the following times:         

Acute Medical Unit - 2pm - 8pm   
ITU – 11.00am-8.00pm with open visiting for critically ill patients .
Coronary Care Unit - 11-1pm and 3-8pm
Felix Holt - 1pm - 8pm (from April 2016)
Victoria Ward - 2pm until 8pm
All other wards - 11.00am-8.00pm. Please note that visitor may be asked to leave during doctor's ward rounds and during quiet times. 

Visitors are respectfully reminded that no more than two visitors per patient are permitted at any one time.        

Ambulatory Care Unit is located on the ground floor of the hospital in Romola Ward (go past Radiology and Chapel and Romola is located on the right hand side).

Anyone entering the hospital is respectfully reminded that it is essential they follow the strict hand hygiene guidance by washing their hands with hot water and soap when entering and leaving a ward. Hand gel dispensers should also be used when entering and leaving the hospital.

Visit our infection prevention section for more information.

Visiting at other times is allowed on compassionate grounds. Please contact the appropriate ward for further information. 

 Updated March 2018

Maternity Unit Visiting

Maternity Unit 
  • Drayton Ward visiting times

    Partner:Welcome 24 hours as per Mum plus one incentive

    Children: Only the patient’s children may visit at the following times:

    10am – 11am        2pm – 4pm        6.30 – 8pm

    Visitors: Friends and family        2pm – 4pm          6.30 – 8pm

    Please ensure you use hand gel prior to and upon entering and leaving the ward

    Please do not sit on the hospital bed

    Maximum of 2 visitors at one time

    Please do not visit if you are unwell


    Contact number 024 76 86 5053

  • Labour suite – up to 3 birth partners by arrangement with staff.  
  • Special Care Baby Unit - Parents only welcome at all times. 

When not to visit

Please help us to protect our patients and staff by not visiting them if you are feeling unwell, especially if you have symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting or flu. if you are or have been suffering from these symptoms please do not attend the hospital until you are 48 hours symptom free unless you need urgent medical attention

If you are unsure, please contact the appropriate ward.

If you are unwell and require advice, please contact your GP or NHS111.

Visit our infection prevention section for more information.