There are payphones at the main entrance and along the main hospital corridor junctions 7 and 10, at the lower ground corridor junction 14 near Acorn Ward. There are also payphones at the main entrance of the Outpatients department and Plane Tree Centre.
A trolley selling newspapers and sweets visits every ward each morning and a library trolley run by the volunteers service visits at least once a week. Please leave any borrowed books with ward clerks. Donated books are always welcomed.
A cash machine is located in the United News shop in the main corridor. The shop also offers a cashback facility.
Our post box can be found along the main hospital corridor near Trust Management Offices at Junction 3.
Chaplains of many faiths are available to speak to all patients, relatives and carers. The chaplaincy team welcomes everyone, whatever your faith or beliefs and whether or not you follow a religion. The chaplains have links with many faith communities and will always try to get an appropriate representative when asked to do so. The service is confidential and respectful.
Find out more about the chaplaincy service.
Restaurant and coffee shop
Some wards have drink-dispensing machines or vending machines that visitors can pay to use.
The hospital restaurant provides a range of food, snacks and hot and cold drinks to visitors. It is open daily from 7am-7pm and is located between junctions 4 and 5 off the main corridor, in the red zone.
Find out about disabled access to the restaurant here.
Volunteer Buggy Service
This service exists to transport patients and visitors with poor mobility to and between different hospital departments. The buggy service operates from the hospital's main entrance and is available from Monday to Friday from 8.30am-3.30pm. Please speak to the volunteers situated at the main entrance.