Hillingdon Hospital

Hillingdon

Trust

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hillingdon Hospital, Neonatal Unit, 1st Floor, Maternity building, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Mddx, UB8 3NN

Telephone

Intensive and high dependency care nursery : 01895 279 447 Special care :01895 279 109

Unit Policy

We are a level 2 neonatal unit specifically designed and equipped for babies needing extra medical and nursing care. We have 8 intensive care (IC) and high dependency (HD) cots and 12 special care cots. Many babies come to the unit because they are premature or unwell. Each year, around 300 babies require admission to our neonatal unit.
The daily ward round usually starts between 9 and 10 am and lasts for approximately 1.5 – 2 hours and between 1-3 pm, babies on the unit have their “quiet hour” where activities are kept to the minimum. This is to facilitate an uninterrupted rest period for the babies and parents are encouraged to spend this protected time with their baby.

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Visiting Hours

Parents are welcome to visit at any time. Other visitors including siblings can visit between 3.00 pm to 7.00 pm. During the winter period with restricted visiting, only parents and grandparents are allowed to visit.
If you or your partner is unwell please inform the nursing staff and visiting will be advised accordingly. Other friends or relatives should not visit if they are unwell.

Key Contact

There are four lead consultants on the neonatal unit and your baby’s care will be primarily under one of them, however it is likely that your baby will be seen regularly by all 4 consultants during their stay. They are Dr Tristan Bate, Dr Michele Cruwys, Dr Abbas Khakoo and Dr Jide Menakaya
Our unit manager, Miss Suet Mei Yoon ensures that all families receive a high standard of nursing care.

Our contact number are:
Intensive and high dependency care nursery : 01895 279 447
Special care :01895 279 109

Unit Facilities

We have two bedrooms for resident parents with shared shower / toilet facility and we also have a breast expressing room for mothers who wishes to express in private.
There is a parents’ pantry and visitors’ sitting room on the neonatal unit. We have TV cum DVD in all these rooms.
An electronic combination locker system is in place for parents’ convenience. Each set of parents are allocated one locker for the duration of their baby’s stay on the unit.
There is a café located at the main entrance of the hospital with a cashpoint and convenient shop.

Public Transport & Car Parks

The following buses stop at Hillingdon Hospital:
U1: (Ruislip - Uxbridge Station - Hillingdon Hospital)
U2: (Uxbridge Station - Hillingdon Station - Hillingdon Hospital)
U3: (Uxbridge Station - Hillingdon Hospital - West Drayton - Heathrow)
U4: (Uxbridge Station - Hillingdon Hospital - Hayes)
U5: (Uxbridge Station - Cowley Road - Hillingdon Hospital - West Drayton - Hayes)
U7: (Uxbridge Station - Hillingdon Hospital - Hayes End)
975: Tuesdays only- This is a wheelchair-accessible mobility bus. (West Drayton, Royal Lane, Hillingdon Hospital, Hillingdon Hill, Uxbridge Station)
975 bus route timetable.

By underground
Get the underground to Uxbridge station (not Hillingdon) on either the Piccadilly or Metropolitan lines. From there, catch the bus from the station to Hillingdon Hospital.

By rail
The nearest railway station is West Drayton station. From there take the U3 bus to Hillingdon Hospital. For more information on train journeys, visit the National Rail website. Or call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.
By car The address of the hospital is Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3NN. Parking is limited so it is a good idea to come by public transport whenever possible

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