WH Smith in the Treatment Centre.
Coffee Shop – Ground Floor, Maternity Unit, Fothergill Block: 9am-7pm. Coffee Shop – Ground Floor – Richard Salt Unit. Main Restaurant – Richard Salt Unit: Open weekdays 8am-2pm. Costa Coffee – Within W H Smith – Treatment Centre.
W H Smith in Treatment Centre. Newsagents – Richard Salt Unit. Town centre – 10 minute walk
A member of the chaplaincy team is available every day. Contact 0121 424 7676. Daily Worship Times: Monday 12.30pm – Christian Fellowship. Friday 1.30pm – Juma Prayers (Muslim). Sunday 9.30am – Holy Communion.
PALS are available 9-5pm. An answer-phone facility is available outside of these times. Telephone – 0121 424 0808.
Available Monday – Thursday 9-5pm and Friday 9-4.30pm. Please speak to a member of staff if you require an interpreter.
Postnatal Ward – 0121 424 7205. Delivery Suite – 0121 424 9201. Maternity Assessment Unit – 0121 424 7055.
On site parking available.
Welcome 24 hours a day.
Daily 2pm–7pm – a parent must be present.
Daily 10am–7pm – a parent must be present.
2 per cot.
Notices will be displayed if visiting restrictions are in place.
Hands must be washed and alcohol gel used on entering unit. Gloves and aprons are available. Outdoor coats not permitted on unit. Please check with staff before visiting if you are unwell, to reduce the risk of infection to all babies.
Available for mums and babies prior to discharge.
Parents Room – Hot drinks, TV, Information boards.
Please only use your phone in the family/parents room.
A breast feeding room and breast pumps are available on the Unit. We have pumps to loan to mothers with a baby on the unit. These require a refundable £20 deposit. Jackie Scott and Ali White are the breastfeeding advisors, but all staff are trained to support you.
Family/parents room with TV and toys.
BLISS Volunteers attend our unit on a weekly basis. Bliss Family Group every month at Holland House Children’s Centre. Little Stars is a fortnightly support group run by the Neonatal Community Outreach Team at Castle Vale Children’s Centre.
Dr Anjum Gandhi.
Philomene Ashington – Ward Manager.
The SCBU is found on the ground floor of the Fothergill Block. Press the buzzer to enter the Unit.
Please speak to the nurse caring for your baby.
Your baby’s nurse. Please ask your nurse if you would like to speak to the Sister In Charge or a Doctor.
The Medical team are available to discuss your baby on the ward round which takes place every day at approximately 9.30. Please speak to your nurse if you would like to speak to a doctor at any other time.