Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
St Helier Hospital, Neonatal unit, First floor, Women's Health, Wrythe Lane Carshalton Surrey SM5 1AA
020 8296 3667
Local Neonatal Unit
• Number of inpatient beds: 18 cots, 2 ITU, 4HD, 12 SC cots
• Other facilities: Parents sitting room, beverage point and 2 rooming in rooms.
Consultant ward rounds: every morning, 9am - 11am
• Visiting hours: 3pm – 7.30pm. Parents have open visiting and can visit at any time to see their infant(s).
• Max visitors per bed: 2
• Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones are not permitted on the unit, they can be used in the sitting room or rooming in rooms.
• Other restrictions for visitors:
Please do not bring food and hot drinks onto the unit.
Brothers and sisters are the only children allowed to visit, but remain the sole responsibility of the parent. Apart from siblings, no person(s) under the age of 18 will be allowed entry into the unit.
From October to March, we apply a winter visting policy: no children under the age of 18, including siblings, are allowed entry to the unit due to an increased risk of childhood infections.
No school uniforms to be worn please.
Matron: Catherine Swanson
Head of Nursing: Lorna Bramwells
Telephone: 020 8296 2885
Public Transport & Car Parks
Getting to St Helier Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children
Travelling by bus
A number of bus routes serve St Helier Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children:
• 151: Wallington - Sutton - Worcester Park (every 10 minutes peak)
• 157: Morden - Croydon - Crystal Palace (every 12 minutes peak)
• S1: Mitcham - Sutton - Banstead via Wrythe Lane (every 20 minutes peak)
• S4: Roundshaw - Wallington - Sutton - St Helier (every 30 minutes peak)
• 154: Morden - Sutton - West Croydon (every 12 minutes peak)
• 164: Sutton - Morden – Wimbledon (every 10 minutes peak)
• 280: Belmont - Mitcham – Wimbledon (every 10 minutes peak)
Bus numbers 151, 157, S1 and S4 stop directly outside the hospital. All other buses stop at the Rosehill roundabout, a ten minute walk from the hospital.
To travel by bus from Epsom Hospital to St Helier Hospital, you can take the 293 from Epsom Hospital to Morden. From Morden, you can take the 157 to St Helier Hospital. From Morden you can take the 293 to Epsom Hospital. Alternatively, you can take 470 from Epsom town centre to Sutton station and then take the 80 or 280 to Rosehill roundabout.
Travelling by tube
The nearest underground station is Morden station on the Northern line (fare zone 4).
The 157 bus route connects St Helier Hospital with Morden station and has a daytime frequency of one bus every 12 minutes. The journey itself takes 10-12 minutes.
There is a black cab rank outside the tube station, and the taxi journey takes about five minutes.
Travelling by rail
Sutton station provides the easiest access, with frequent buses to the hospital. It has direct rail services running to and from Epsom, Croydon, London Bridge, London Victoria, Clapham Junction and Wimbledon.
There is also a black cab rank outside Sutton station and the taxi journey takes about 5 minutes.
By bus, it takes approximately 10-15 minutes to the hospital/Rose Hill roundabout:
• Buses S1 and 151 depart from outside Sutton Library and stop outside the hospital
• Buses 280 and 164 depart from outside the post office in Sutton and go to the Rose Hill roundabout.
Both St Helier and Carshalton stations are a 25 minute walk from the hospital with less frequent bus connections than Sutton. Both of these railway lines service Sutton railway station.
Travelling by car
From Sutton town centre, follow St Nicholas Way (the BB230) down past the UCI cinema to the bottom of the High Street. Continue on the same road down through Angel Hill to the Rosehill roundabout. At the roundabout, take the exit onto Wrythe Lane. The hospital is on your right hand side.
From Morden town centre, follow the A297 towards Rosehill. At the Rosehill roundabout, take the exit onto Wrythe Lane. The hospital is on your right hand side.
Information about parking at our hospitals, including charges and concessions [link to car parking]
There is a dedicated parking area for motorbikes in the visitors’ car park, near the entrance to Ferguson House. There is no charge for motorbike parking and the area has locking posts.
There is a covered bicycle shelter with locking hoops outside the main entrance on Wrythe Lane.
Cycle routes to St Helier Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital for Children are contained in Transport for London's Cycle Guides No. 10 and 12.
There are bicycle parking areas on site, opposite D Block.