North Middlesex University Hospital

North Middlesex University


North Middlesex University Hospital Trust


North Middlesex Uniersity Hospital, Sterling Way, Edmonton, N18 1QX


0208 887 2643/2966

Unit Policy

Sunrise is a Local Neonatal Unit providing care to babies that are more than 27 weeks old and weigh more than a kilogram.
A daily ward round takes place in the morning; we encourage parents to be present for this, but for reasons of confidentiality we ask them to leave the nursery when other babies are being discussed. If parents are unable to be present to speak to the doctors on the round the nurses will update them when they visit and ensure that they are able to speak to a member of the medical team if they wish.
We have ‘rest time’ in the nurseries from 1pm – 3pm everyday. Whilst we still encourage parents to be with their babies at this time we do ensure that no unnecessary interventions are carried out.

North Middlesex Univeristy Hospital

Visiting Hours

Parents and siblings can visit any time.
Visiting time for friends and other relatives is 15.00 – 19.15
All visitors must be accompanied by a parent of the baby unless by prior arrangement with Unit staff.
3 visitors at the cotside at a time – but this is subject to change if there is an emergency/ sick baby in the nursery.
No children under the age of 13 (apart from siblings) may visit.

Key Contact

0208 887 2643/2966

Unit Facilities

Sunrise Neonatal Unit is located on the ground floor of the Maternity Unit adjacent to the Delivery Suite.
There are facilities for parents and visitors to make drinks and microwave food in the parent’s room on the unit and there is a coffee and snacks machine on the lower ground floor of the Maternity Unit.
In the main hospital there is a WHSmith with a cash machine, a Starbucks, a Costa Coffee and a restaurant

Public Transport & Car Parks

There are public car parks at the main hospital and the maternity unit which are pay and display.
Sunrise staff can give parents a permit to enable them to park in a designated area whilst their baby is on the unit.
The hospital is well served by local buses and Silver Street mainline station is a short walk from the Maternity Unit building.

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