We have a person centred approach to visiting. This means there are no set visiting times. We welcome and encourage parents, siblings and carers to be a part of their child’s care at any time. There may occasionally be clinical reasons that some visitors may need to be limited e.g. when a child is very vulnerable to infection. Please speak to ward staff about this if you are unsure. Ward 6a provides overnight accommodation in each the single rooms for one parent or carer. Please ask a member of staff if you require further information.
We understand the importance of encouraging and supporting people to stay connected to the people that matter most in their lives whilst they are in hospital.
In line with this, we are in the process of implementing Person Centred Visiting across our inpatient wards. Person Centred Visiting means that as far as we possibly can, we will work together with patients, family members and staff so our care is in line with the following core principles:
To find out more, go to our Person Centred Visiting page.