What to Expect When You Arrive

Unit Facilities

Visiting Policy

  • Parents and Siblings

    Unit access available 24 hours a day

  • Family and Friends

    Visiting time are 14.00 – 15.00 & 18.30 – 19.00.  Exceptions can be made.

  • Restrictions

    Up to two parents and one visitor on unit at any time.

    Parents would be asked not to visit if they are unwell. Visiting for siblings would be restricted if they had any childhood illness.

  • Hygiene and Infection Prevention

    Coats to be kept outside the unit.  Handwashing facility inside door.  All visitors to the unit are asked to wash their hands on arrival to the unit.

Meet the Team 

  • Consultant Responsible for NICU

    Dr Paul Mannix

  • Head of Nursing

    Head of Nursing: Melanie De Witt

     Supervisory Ward Sister: Gill Taylor

  • Key Staff

    Band 7 Sisters:
    Jeanne McLuskie, Pat Lynch, Susan Lamburne, Amanda Kent.

    Community Team:
    Caroline Burgess, Paula Brock, Helen Slocombe, Lisa Ramsey, Nazzi Farzinkia, Deborah Townsend