Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
First Floor, Yellow Corridor
Hackney E9 6SR
|Ann Marie Smith
Rachel Job Vinu
|Parent /Family Liaison Contact
|Main Hospital and extension
|Unit Contact Number
Parent support groups are held every Thursday from 11:30am to 12:30am with the unit Psychotherapist, a therapist, and a senior sister are available for families.
Target study ongoing with fathers on some afternoon’s in the month by a registrar and nurses.
The Homerton NICU has a family kitchen outside the unit for families to use with storing food, tea/coffee and to have their lunch.
There is a family waiting room based within the ward with lockers for families to keep their valuables.
There is an expressing room with capacity for 4 mothers to express, and for them to sterilise. They are also welcome to express at their babies cot side.
Special Care has capacity for 6 mothers and babies to room in the bay prior to going home and to establish breastfeeding.
The unit has 3 family rooms, 1 double and 2 single with on suite showers for those babies who are out of catchment area and those babies who are sick. These rooms are offered on a daily review basis.
Homerton Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the largest level 3 neonatal services in Pan London. The service delivers: medical intensive; high-dependency and special care; retinal laser surgery and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) referral and treatment service; and therapeutic hypothermia for term asphyxia in a population of high-risk babies from within Hackney and beyond.
Homerton NICU has 46 cots: 16 intensive care (ITU) cots, 8 high dependency (HDU) cots and 22 special care cots
The Homerton is one of three level 3 NICUs in the North Central and North East London Neonatal Operational Delivery Network (NCNEL ODN). Of the three NICUs in the NCEL ODN, Homerton’s NICU provides the highest volume of medical neonatal intensive care within the network.
Parents have a 24-hour visiting policy.
Grandparents are allowed between 14:00-18:00pm with parents.
Siblings are currently not allowed.
Faith Leaders & Chaplaincy
Homerton has a Chaplaincy Team. Parents are welcome to request for a faith leader to be arranged.
Their contact number is 02085107773. They are located on the ground floor in the entrance of the Multifaith Prayer room (opposite x-ray department)
The hospital has a snack vending machine, Costa and WH Smith’s based at the front entrance. The restaurant is called Chatter’s located on the 1st floor.
Times are the following:
There is a cashpoint available in the Chatter’s restaurant with free cash withdrawals. The restaurant also has a vending machine for both snacks and hot food.
Homerton Station is walking distance from the hospital.
Buses that stop outside Homerton Healthcare are: 236,242,276,308,425,488, N242,W15
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