Visiting times across all inpatient wards at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust have been extended, following feedback from patients.
Friends and family will now be able to visit patients from 11am to 9pm at Northwick Park, Ealing and Central Middlesex hospitals. Previously, visiting times on most wards were restricted to separate afternoon and evening sessions.
Visiting times for specialist wards, such as maternity, neonatal, critical care and children’s wards will remain the same. Community hospitals, including Clayponds and Willesden Rehabilitation Unit, as well as the Denham Unit at Central Middlesex Hospital also remain unchanged (11am-8pm).
Chief Nurse Amanda Pye said: “We know that being in hospital can be a stressful experience for our patients and their loved ones. For most patients having their family and friends visit them while in hospital is the highlight of their day and can enhance their recovery.
“Visitors also tell us that by extending our visiting times and being more flexible it makes visiting much easier to fit around their work and other commitments.”
For more information about visiting times, please visit www.lnwh.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/visitors/visiting-times/