Kingston Hospital

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Kingston Hospital

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

1st Floor, Maternity

Maternity Wing

Galsworthy Road

Kingston upon Thames KT2 7QB

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Key Contacts for Parents

TITLE NAME
Lead Consultant Dr Jon Filkin
Senior/Lead Nurse Marion Louki – Director of Midwifery
Matron Marie Richter – marie.richter@nhs.net
Parent /Family Liaison Contact Sarah Weatherhead – Sarah.Weatherhead@nhs.net
Main Hospital and extension 020 8546 7711 Ext 2421
Unit Contact Number 020 8974 5390

Parent support group

Unit Facilities

Family lounge room with tea and coffee making facilities, microwave and fridge. Fresh sandwiches, crisps and fruit delivered daily. Private expressing room and bedside facilities with screens provided. Rooming in bedroom can accommodate both parents or a sibling with one parent. Three bedside overnight chairs are provided for establishing breast feeding.

Unit Services

Level two local neonatal unit providing intensive care, high dependency and special care for infants over 27 weeks (28 weeks twins). We care for infants and their family throughout their stay and into community services.

UNIT ACCESS AND VISITING

We have unrestricted visiting for parents. For siblings and family we ask that visiting is between 1400hrs and 1900hrs but will accommodate visiting outside these times for special reasons. Due to lack of space we ask that visiting is limited to two people at the bedside but there is a lounge area for visitors to wait if visiting in numbers more than two. We ask that anyone with a temperature, or cough/cold symptoms or feeling unwell, does not visit. Only siblings are permitted to visit, no other children.

Faith Leaders & Chaplaincy

We have a full range of faith leaders and pastoral support to support parents throughout their stay. Chaplaincy department can be contacted on khft.chaplaincygeneral.nhs.net or phone Kingston Hospital between 0800hrs and 1600hrs and ask for the chaplaincy department

Hospital’s Main Website

Our Unit Charity

www.borntoosoon.org.uk or ring 020 8934 2591

Hospital Information

There is an onsite canteen open during office hours and a Costa Coffee 7/7. A Sainsbury local is 100 meters from the hospital, and there are several restaurants and cafes within easy walking distance. A cash machine is available at the Sainsbury and main reception.

Travel Information

Parking is limited, so public transport is encouraged. However, parking permits can be purchased from Kingston Maternity reception at £5 per week. There are several buses from Kingston, Sutton, Chessington and Twickenham. There is a train station, Norbiton, which is a 150 meters from the hospital with regular service to Shepperton and London Waterloo.

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