Visiting Times

Ward information and visiting times for the Lister Hospital
Ward Direct line Location Visiting times
ACU (acute cardiac unit) 01438 285094 First floor, new ward block (front of the hospital) 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm
Ambulatory care service (general medicine) 01438 284101 Strathmore wing (level one in area occupied by former day hospital) Opening time is 8.00am to 8.00pm, seven days a week
AMU (acute medical unit) 01438 284342 Ground floor, new ward block (front of the hospital) 2.30 to 5pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm. No visitors under 12 without speaking with the nurse in charge first.
ASCU (acute surgical care unit) 01438 286196 Level 8, main tower block (on ward 8B North) 3.00 to 4pm and 6.00 to 7pm
Ashwell (gastroenterology and general medical ward) 01438 286340 Strathmore wing (level one – i.e. ground floor) 2.00 to 4.00pm and 7.00 to 8.00pm
Barley (vacant temporarily pending further ward moves) Strathmore wing (level three – i.e. top floor)
Bluebell (children’s inpatient ward) 01438 285291 Level 2 Parents have open visiting. All other visitors 10am to 8.00pm – please speak with the nurse in charge first.
Critical Care Central (former ICU) 01438 285488 Level 4, main tower block 11.00am to 1.30pm and 4pm to 8pm
Critical Care North (former HDU) 01438 284332 Level 4, main tower block 11.00am to 1.30pm and 3.30pm to 8.00pm
Critical Care South (new unit) 01438 285651 Level 4, main tower block 11.00am to 1.30pm and 3.30pm to 8.00pm
Dacre (maternity) 01438 284072 Maternity unit Partners and siblings only 8.00am to 1.00pm and 5.30 to 7.00pm. All others 3.00 to 5.00pm and 7.00 to 8.00pm
Gloucester (maternity) 01438 284071 Maternity unit Partners and siblings: 8.00am to 10.00pm (one other person can be nominated to visit in place of your husband/partner). All others: 3.00 to 5.00pm and again from 7.00 to 8.00pm – restricted to two visitors and husband/partner per bed (i.e. maximum of three people at any one time).Sorry, but no infants under 12 months of age are permitted on to the ward.
NICU/SCBU (Neonatal intensive care) 01438 284125 Maternity unit Open visiting for parents. Grandparent and sibling visits 3.00pm to 6.00pm. No visitors under 16 unless sibling.
Pirton (vacant temporarily pending further ward moves)
Pre-operative assessment service (known formally as Woodlands clinic) 01438 285713 Located close to the maternity unit Opening hours Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm
SSU (Short stay unit) 01438 285031 Strathmore wing (first floor) 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm
Swift ward (elective surgery) 01438 735232 Treatment Centre 2.00pm to 4.00pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm
Ward 5A (trauma and orthopaedics) 01438 285051 Level 5, main tower block 3.00 to 5.00pm and 6.00 to 7.30pm
Ward 5B North (vacant temporarily pending further ward moves)
Ward 5B South (vacant temporarily pending further ward moves)
Ward 6A (stroke unit) 01438 285061 Level 6, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm
Ward 6B (renal medicine) 01438 285063 Level 6, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm
Ward 7A (gynaecology) 01438 286185 Level 7, main tower block 2.00 – 4.00pm and 6.00 – 8.00pm. On the day of operation 1 vistior only 7.30-8.00pm
Ward 7B North (urology) 01438 285073 Level 7, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 7.00 to 8.30pm
Ward 7B South (urology/emergency surgery) 01438 285074 Level 7, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 7.00 to 8.30pm
Ward 8A North (gastroenterology) 01438 285081 Level 8, main tower block 2.30 to 3.30pm and 6.30-8.00pm
Ward 8A South (colorectal surgery) 01438 285082 Level 8, main tower block 2.30 to 3.30pm and 6.30-8.00pm
Ward 8B North (ASCU - acute surgical care unit) 01438 285083 Level 8, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.30 to 8.30pm
Ward 8B South (emergency surgery) 01438 285084 Level 8, main tower block 2.30 to 5.30pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm
Ward 9A (elderly care) 01438 284991 Level 9, main tower block 2.00 to 5.00pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm
Ward 9B (elderly care) 01438 284955 Level 9, main tower block 2.00 to 5.00pm and 6.30 to 8.00pm
Ward 10B North (isolation ward) 01438 285103 Level 10, main tower block 1.30 to 3.00pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm
Ward 10B South (general medicine) 01438 284205 Level 10, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm
Ward 11A North (respiratory – male) 01438 285091 Level 11, main tower block 2.00 to 3.00pm and 6.30 to 7.30pm
Ward 11A South (respiratory – female) 01438 285092 Level 11, main tower block 2.00 to 4.00pm and 6.30 to 7.30pm
Ward 11B (plastic and ENT surgery) 01438 284767 Level 11, main tower block 2.00-5.00pm and 6.30-8.00pm

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