Scans Appointments and Antenatal Clinic Appointments
One person is permitted to attend all scan appointments and antenatal clinic appointments. Children are not permitted to attend scan or antenatal clinic appointments.
Maternity Assessment Unit and Triage
One person is permitted to attend in these areas. Children are not permitted to attend these areas.
One named birth partner and one essential additional visitor will be permitted for those in labour. Children will not be permitted on to delivery suite. Out of hours visits to Maternity Assessment Unit are treated on the delivery suite and women may be accompanied by one person.
Partners are permitted between 8.00am - 20.00.
One additional visitor may visit between 14.00 - 16.00pm.
Brothers and sisters of the new baby are welcome between 14:00- 16:00. They should remain at the bed space and be supervised by an appropriate adult at all times.
It is recommended that visitors to the ward continue to wear face masks, excluding children, in the clinical areas.
Movement around the ward area should be limited and please social distance where possible.
Individual circumstances will be considered. If you require any additional support or information, please send a message to us via Facebook or contact us via telephone
Visiting the Special Care Baby Unit
We welcome parents and siblings at any time, day or night.
Please ring the buzzer to enter the Unit, and remove outdoor clothing.
Everyone should wash their hands with soap and water, apply alcohol gel and a surgical facemask before entering the nursery.
You are welcome to take photos of your baby but please do not answer your mobile phone in the nursery.
Well, supporting adults may visit between 2pm- 7.30pm.
The only children to visit should be baby’s brothers and sisters. Children under 12 years of age can be in addition to 2 adults at the cotside.
All visitors must be accompanied by a parent, with a maximum of 2 people at the cotside. At times, visitors may be asked to wait in the waiting area, during feed times, for safety, privacy, or to facilitate parental bonding. We will aim to minimise these times. Grandparents are able to hold well babies that are in a cot with parental consent.
Further information can be obtained from the nursing staff or information folder.