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Visiting times  |  Preventing infection  |  Advice for visitors

Visiting times

Visiting times for most wards throughout the week are:

11.00am – 8.00pm

Different visiting arrangements apply to the following wards:

Children's Centre:

Parents can visit at any time.
Any other visitors must be accompanied by the parents.

Maternity (including Mary Ward):

Partners: Welcome anytime. Can stay overnight.
Children: Welcome.
Others: 2:00pm–4:00pm, and 6:30pm–7:30pm (maximum 2 visitors & partner)

William Budd:

10am - 8pm
(maximum 2 visitors at any time)

Please Note:
No flowers are allowed on the Wards

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Preventing infection

Visiting times to all wards are limited and visitor numbers restricted as part of a drive to improve infection control. Reducing the amount of visiting on wards will also give patients more time to rest and improve patient care e.g. by providing protected mealtimes.

This allows us to:

These visiting times do not apply to children's wards, maternity unit or areas that care for seriously ill patients (such as ITU).

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Advice to visitors

Please be aware of the following:

Thank you for your assistance.

Helen Blanchard
Director of Nursing

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