Visitors are an important part of daily life here at the RHN
Visitors are very welcome
We know how important family and friends are to our patients. Being around them maximises the potential for recovery. This is why we try to involve families and friends as much as possible in a patient’s care, and encourage visiting.
However, we also know that structure and dedicated periods of rest are also vital in helping to maximise recovery. That is why we have specific visiting hours to provide that important rest and quiet time. There is also committed time to essential therapies during the day.
We know it can be frustrating not be able to drop in at any time but having specific times is best for patients receiving care and support. The specific visiting arrangements will depend on the ward a person is staying on, so please ask the ward manager for details.
If it is difficult for you to make it during normal visiting hours, please speak to the ward manager.
Visiting when you are unwell
Our patients are often more vulnerable to illness. Therefore, we ask that you help us keep our hospital infection-free by not visiting when you have a cough, cold or any other illness.
Please remember to sign our visitors’ book at reception when you arrive, and sign out again when you leave.