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Ward visiting times

From 25 March 2013 visiting times will change for some wards at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

Each ward's visiting times are shown below. Please click on the ward name / number for more information. Visitors may be able to come outside of these hours with the agreement of ward staff.

We recommend only 2 visitors per patient at any one time.

Download the ward visiting times leaflet

Labour ward

RDH, Maternity & Gynaecology, Level 1
01332 785141
Senior sister / lead
Pam Herod
Ward visiting times (from 25.3.13)
No visiting. See guidance below;
Additional information
  • Normal visiting patterns do not apply to the Labour ward due to the nature of care being given.
  • To ensure the security & privacy for all patients on the labour ward there are no visiting hours.
  • The two named birth partners are welcome throughout the duration on the labour.
  • No children until after the baby is born, then only baby's siblings may visit with the named birth partner.
  • Alternative arrangements are at the discretion of the midwife in charge and need to be made in advance.