Maternity Ward

 

 

The Maternity Ward is situated on the first floor of the Maternity building. This consists of four -  four bedded bays and 16 side rooms. Rooms are allocated on a first come basis. Although on occasions if the situation arises, you may be asked to vacate the room for a woman who requires specialist care or treatment.

 

 

 


Visiting

There is open access to partners during the day.

Visiting Times are 2.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.30pm – 8.00pm daily.

You are allowed 2 visitors at any one time. To reduce the risk of infection children under the age of 14 are not allowed on the ward unless they are the mother or fathers own children. There is no facility for partners to stay overnight unless you are in active labour.


Meals

 

Breakfast is available in the patients tearoom with a selection of cereals, bread, yoghurts, juice, tea and coffee.
Lunch and dinner will be brought from the kitchen to your bedside.


Facilities

  • Each side room has a private shower and toilet. Each bay has communal facilities
  • All beds have an individual television
  • Mobile phones may be used on the ward but please respect other patients when in use

The ward can be a very busy place with various members of staff from other disciplines having access.

ALL MEMBERS OF STAFF CARING FOR YOU WILL INTRODUCE THEMSELVES AND WILL HAVE PHOTOGRAPHIC ID.