Ward Visiting Times - University Hospital of Wales

Main Switchboard: 029 2074 7747 

 Visiting times are provided as a guide only, and may vary.   Please contact the relevant ward to check before visiting.
Ward
Visiting Hours
Ward Telephone Numbers
Flowers
Allowed
Ward A1 
Acute Short Stay Medicine
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Reception: 029 2074 5500
North: 029 2074 5523 / 2910
South: 029 2074 4777 / 4778
Yes
Ward A2
Emergency Surgery Admissions
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
Reception: 029 2074 3267
North: 029 2074 3853
South: 029 2074 3854
 
No
Ward A3 Link
Trauma & Orthopaedics
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
029 2074 3016  
 
No
Ward A4
General Medicine
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
North: 029 2184 6123
South: 029 2074 3851
Reception: 029 2074 3217
 
No
Ward A5 South Urology
 
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
029 2074 3316  
No
Ward A5 North
Head and Neck
 
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
029 2074 5318 / 3816 
No
Ward A6 South
Acute Stroke Unit
2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Reception: 029 2074 2586
Nurses Station: 029 2074 2526
Yes
Ward A6 North
Trauma
 
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
No visiting allowed during strictly protected mealtimes
North: 029 2074 4615
Reception: 029 2074 2581
No
Ward A7
Medicine
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm, seven days a week. 
North: 029 2074 3844
South: 029 2074 3845
Reception: 029 2074 3289 / 3296 
Yes
B1
Cardiology
 
3.00 pm to 7.00 pm
North: 029 2074 3831
South: 029 2074 3829
Reception: 029 2074 4603
 
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 side: 029 2074 3828
South side: 029 2074 4900
 
No
B4 Neurosurgery
3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
6.00 pm to 7.00 pm
2 visitors only by each bed.
Reception: 029 2074 3493
South end: 029 2074 3856
North end: 029 2074 3112
 
No
B4 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
029 2074 3418
029 2074 3824
No
B6 Trauma & Orthopaedics
1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
North: 029 2074 3848
Reception: 029 2074 3317
 
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  
First Floor Maternity Unit
3 visitors per bed
 
Husbands / partners: 9.00 am to 9.00 pm
 
General visiting hours:
2.00 pm to 3pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
Children: siblings allowed during general visiting times, but no other children allowed on the ward
 
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), UHW
Birth Partners:
2 birth partners allowed during labour – strictly no other visitors
 
After the baby is born,
3 visitors per bed during visiting hours:
2.00 pm  to 3.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00pm
 
Children: siblings allowed during visiting times (or following the birth), but no other children allowed on the MLU at any time
 
Husbands and Partners may stay overnight, providing a double room is available
 
Husbands and partners may visit between 9.00 am and 9.00 pm if the mother is staying in a twin room
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 unit
Delivery Suite
2 birth partners allowed during labour – strictly no other visitors
 
After the baby is born, 3 visitors per bed during visiting hours:
2.00 pm to 3.00 pm, and 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
 
Children: siblings allowed during visiting times (or following the birth), but no other children allowed on the delivery suite at any time
 
Husbands / partners:  
9.00 am to 9.00 pm, 
Reception: 029 2074 2679 
No
 
To help us keep the delivery suite clean and clutter free, please minimise the amount of belongings / baby gifts kept on the delivery suite
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.  Visiting is restricted to Siblings and Grandparents only between 2.00 to 3.00pm & 5.30 to 6.30pm.  Other visitors are permitted subject to circumstances on the Unit at the time, and should check with 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 handover 7.30 to 8.00am (morning and evening) and ward rounds 8.30 am and 4.30 pm. Other visitors are wlecome, 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 times for parents and siblings are unrestricted, other visitors are welcome between the hours of 2pm-7 pm unless 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 2074 8632
 
Yes
C1 Medicine
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Reception: 029 2074 3806
South: 029 2074 4768
North: 029 2074 8978
No
C2 Surgery
2.00 pm to 4.30 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
C2 South: 029 2074 3791
C2 North: 029 2074 3785
Reception: 029 2074 2931 / 2
 
No
C3 Cardiac / CCU
10.00 am to 12noon
2.00 pm to 10.00 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
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 Cardiac Surgery
 
3.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Reception: 029 2074 3346 / 5160
North: 029 2074 3091 / 5425
South: 029 2074 2031 / 5430
 
No
C6 Geriatric 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 2074 2081 / 3232
North: 029 2074 3778
South: 029 2074 3183
Yes
C7 Geriatric FRAME and Geriatric Medicine
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 2074 2181
North Side: 029 2074 3759
South Side: 029 2074 3760
 
Yes
T2 Colorectal Unit
2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
The Ward operates protected mealtimes from 12.00 to 1.00pm & 5.00 to 6.00pm that prohibits visiting unless assisting to feed.
Reception: 029 2074 2123 No
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.
Female Bay: 029 2074 4633
Male 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 visiting
029 2074 4414 / 4802
 
Not applicable
Teenage Cancer Trust Unit
 
10.00 am to 10.00 pm
Reception: 029 2074 6784 / 6915
 
No
Surgical Short Stay Unit
 
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
6.00 pm to 8.00 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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Last updated: 27 January 2014