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University Hospital of Wales Visiting Times

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Visiting times are provided as a guide only and may vary. Please contact the relevant ward to check before visiting.

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Ward
Visiting Hours
Ward Contact
We welcome phone calls in Welsh and in English.
Flowers Allowed

A1

Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and Older Person Acute Medical Unit (OPAMU)

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2184 3355 or 029 2184 5500

AMU: 029 2184 2910 or 029 2184 5523

OPAMU: 029 2184 4778 or 029 2184 3352

 

No

A1 Link

Acute Medicine Rapid Assessment and Treatment Zone (AMRATZ) and Assessment Unit (AU)

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2184 4384

No

A2

Acute Short Stay Medicine / Medical Decisions Unit (MDU)

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2184 2932 or 029 2184 2858

 

No

A3

Adult Intensive Care

12.30 pm to 7.00 pm

8.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Visiting outside the open visit times is at the discretion of the nurse in charge.

 

No

A3 Link 

Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU)

2.30 to 6.30 pm

7.30 to 21.30 pm

Visiting outside the open visit times is at the discretion of the nurse in charge.

 

No

A4

General Medicine

2.00pm to 4.00pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

North: 029 2184 6123

South: 029 2074 3851

Reception: 029 2074 3217

No

A5

Spinal/Trauma

 

2.00pm to 4.00pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 3316 or 029 2074 3391

North: 029 2074 5318 or 029 2074 0395

South: 029 2074 0385029 2074 6934

No

A6

Acute Surgery and LGI

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 0355 / 3391 / 3316

South: 029 2074 0452 / 6934

No

A7

Gastroenterology

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 7.00 pm

North: 029 2074 3844

South: 029 2074 3845

Reception: 029 2074 3289 / 3296

Yes
Heulwen Liver Unit

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

029 2074 3791 / 2931 No

B1

Cardiology

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 4603

North: 029 2074 3831

South: 029 2074 3829

No

B2

Regional Vascular Unit

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

No visiting allowed during protected mealtimes.

Reception: 029 2074 3550

North: 029 2074 3828

South: 029 2074 4900

No

B2 Link

FRAME

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

2.00pm to 8.00pm at weekends

The Ward operates protected mealtimes from 11.45 to 12.30pm and 5.00 to 5.45pm that prohibits visiting unless assisting to feed.

Reception: 029 2074 2181

Nurses Station: 029 2074 1128/6194

South Side: 029 2074 3760

Yes

B3

Adult Intensive Care

12.30 pm to 7.00 pm

8.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Visiting outside the open visit times is at the discretion of the nurse in charge.

Two visitors by the bedside at any time except at the discretion of the team in charge.

Mobile phones are not permitted on this ward.

No

B4 

Neurosurgery

2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

6.00 pm to 7.00 pm

Strictly no visiting outside these hours (except in exceptional circumstances with the permission of the Ward Manager or Nurse in Charge).

2 visitors only by each bed.

Reception: 029 2074 3493

South: 029 2074 3856

North: 029 2074 3112

No

B4 Link

Haematology

2.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Only 2 visitors per bed.

No one under the age of 12 is allowed to visit due to the risk of passing infection to patients.

No one with any infection is allowed to visit.

To try and minimise the risk of infection please only bring essential belongings.

Reception: 029 2074 2333

Nurses Station: 029 2074 2882 / 2330

No
Haematology Day Centre  

029 2074 2244 / 2246

 

B5

Nephrology
(Transplant Unit is on T5)

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
  No

B6

Urology and H&N

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 3317

North: 029 2074 3848

South: 029 2074  3817

No

B7

Respiratory Medicine

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2184 7575

Nurse Station North: 029 2074 3809

Nurse Station South: 029 2184 7573 

No
Obstetric Assessment Unit (OAU), Antenatal Triage and Admission Unit and Antenatal In-Patients  As First Floor Maternity Unit below Reception: 029 2074 4658 Yes
First Floor Maternity Unit

For the latest information please visit our maternity services web page.

Reception: 029 2074 3343

North: 029 2184 6185

East: 029 2074 4436

Yes

To help us keep the ward clean and clutter free, please minimise the amount of belongings / baby gifts kept on the ward

Midwifery Led Unit (MLU) For the latest information please visit our maternity services web page. 029 2074 5196

No

To help us keep the MLU clean and clutter free, please minimise the amount of belongings/baby
gifts kept on the ward. 

Delivery Suite

For the latest information please visit our maternity services web page.

Reception: 029 2074 2679

No

To help us keep the MLU clean and clutter free, please minimise the amount of belongings/baby
gifts kept on the ward. 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Visiting times for parents are unrestricted, with the exception of twice daily hand-over times between 7.00 to 7.30am and 7.00 to 7.30pm. 


One other adult can visit with a parent during visiting times (no swapping allowed during this time).

Visiting hours are 2:00 to 3:00 pm and 8:00 to 9:00 pm. Siblings can visit 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Visits outside of these times might be permitted subject to the circumstances.  Please speak to the Sister in Charge beforehand.

Reception: 029 2074 2680 / 2684 No
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Visiting times for parents and siblings are unrestricted, with the exception of twice daily nursing handovers 7:30 to 8:00am (morning and evening ) and Ward Rounds 8:30am and 4:30 pm

Other visitors are welcome, dependent on the workload of the unit at that time and at the discretion of the PICU Consultant and Nurse in Charge

Reception: 029 2074 3282 / 5323 No
Paediatric South Ward Visiting time for parents and siblings are unrestricted, other visitors are welcome between the hours of 2pm and 7pm unless a prior arrangement has been made with the nurse in charge. Reception: 029 2074 3277 Yes
The Cyd Unit, Mother and Baby Unit

Partner / Nearest Relative:

11.00 am to 8.00pm

Siblings:

2.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Friends / Relatives:

2.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Ward Office: 029 2074 4066

Patients’ Phone: 029 2184 8632

Yes

C1

Gynaecology

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 3806

South: 029 2074 4768

North: 029 2184 8978

No

C3

Cardiac/CCU

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

No visiting during rest period: 12.30pm to 2.00 pm.

Cardiac: 029 2074 3205 / 3570

CCU: 029 2074 2110 / 3263

Yes

C3 Link Corridor

Cardiac ITU

Cardiac HDU

3.00 pm to 8.00 pm

3.00 pm to 8.00 pm

029 2074 3265 / 2286

029 2074 5445

No

C4

Neurosciences

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

The ward operates protected mealtimes from 11.45am to 12.30pm, and 5pm to 5.30 pm. Visiting is prohibited during these times unless agreed by the ward manager. Only 2 visitors per patient.

029 2074 2881 / 3783 No

C5

 

 

   

C6

Elective Surgery

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Reception: 029 2074 2081 / 3232

North: 029 2074 1235 / 3183

South: 029 2074 1236 / 3778

No

C7

Frame

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

2.00pm to 8.00pm at weekends

The Ward operates protected mealtimes from 11.45 to 12.30pm & 5.00 to 5.45pm that prohibits visiting unless assisting to feed.

Reception: 029 2184 4158 / 4620

North: 029 2184 3091 / 5165

South: 029 214 5425 / 029 2184 5430

Yes

T4 

Neurosciences High Care Unit

3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

6.00 pm to 7.00 pm

Maximum of two visitors per patient

Male Bay: 029 2074 4633

Female Bay: 029 2074 4593

No

T5

Nephrology Transplant Unit

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

029 2074 2228

No
Cardiac Day Case Unit Open Visit

029 2074 4414 / 4802

N/A
Teenage Cancer Trust Unit 10.00 am to 10.00 pm Reception: 029 2074 6784 / 6915 No
Surgical Short Stay Unit 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm 029 2074 4630 / 6348 No
IVF Wales

8.30 am to 5.30 pm

Monday to Thursday

8.30 am to 4.30 pm Friday

Nurses: 029 2074 3047

Reception: 029 2074 2676 

N/A
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