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Visiting Hours and What to Bring



While you are in the hospital, your visitors are welcome.

Visiting times are 2pm - 4pm and 6pm - 8pm.

f your visitors are unable to visit during the above hours, please speak to the ward staff to dicuss whether other visiting arrangements can be made.

Please note: Patients have a protected mealtime from 12noon until 1pm. During this time your visitors are only allowed into the ward if they are helping you with your meal. ​

We ask you to keep the number of visitors to a maximum of four at any one time, as a large number may disturb other patients. Children are welcome on the wards, however, we ask for the number to be restricted to two. They must be supervised at all times.

If someone have a cold, cough, stomach upset or any infection, please ask them not to visit so germs are not spread to you or other patients on the ward.

Bringing food into the hospital

The following list contains the only items which may be brought into the hospital by patients and visitors: pre-packaged low risk foods such as:


  • Confectioney
  • Pre-wrapped biscuits
  • Fresh fruits
  • Non-alcoholic bottled or canned drinks
It is our policy that food brought in by visitors must not be reheated on the ward.

Please ensure you check with the ward staff the food brought in by your visitors is suitable for you to eat.

Telephone Enquiries 

Staff would be grateful if calls were kept to a minimum during shift hand over periods:

  • 7:15am - 7:25am
  • 1:15pm - 1:45pm
  • 8:55pm - 9:15pm

Ward Routine

Meal Times

On the ward you will be served three meals a day at the following times

  • ​7:30am - 9:00am
  • 12noon - 1:00pm
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm



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