Queens Hospital



Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, RM7 0AG


Unit Policy

This is a Level 2 Neonatal Unit, which caters to 7 Intensive Care cots, 4 High-dependencies and 14 Special Care cots.
Daily routine includes: Nursing handover, Consultant Neonatologist rounds/ teaching, Neonatal Pharmacist rounds, Skills training for nurses, Clinical Supervision and Mentoring, Nursing Care Audits, Health & Safety Audits, Breastfeeding support, Family Care/ families with psycho-social needs, Parent-craft teaching, Perinatal Counselling, Community visits for babies and families.

Visiting Hours

Parents, grandparents and siblings of the baby over 12 years of age.

Key Contact

Ambalika Das – Lead Neonatologist, 01708435115
Babini Jacob – Neonatal Matron, 01708435115

Unit Facilities

Cash point, Café, Restaurant that serves hot and cold meals, Snack shop/newsstand, Paid parking, Bicycle station and Bus stops in the hospital.
Parent’s waiting area, Parent’s pantry, Rooming-in facilities, Breast milk expression room and Confidential/ Quiet room in the Neonatal Unit.
Local shops and restaurants in front of hospital across the road
Romford Town centre and train station within 10-minute walking distance.

Public Transport & Car Parks

Paid Car Parking facilities in front of hospital with multi-storey car park
Buses 128, 175, 193, 365, 496, 498, 499 and 898 come into Queen’s Hospital and all
(except 898) serve Romford Station
By Train:
The nearest train station is Romford (which has disabled access) and serves London
Liverpool Street, Ilford, Goodmayes Harold Wood, Chelmsford, Colchester and Southend.
From Romford Station:
By foot, the hospital is about a 10 minute walk and is clearly sign-posted.
By bus, there are seven buses that serve the hospital from the station. They are in South
Street: 128, 193 and 496 (next to station), 175, 498 and 499 (opposite station), 365,
(opposite the Fitness First). The 898 bus does not serve Romford Station and stops in
Romford Market.
By Tube:
The nearest tube stations are Dagenham Heathway (District line) then 175 bus,
Elm Park (District line) then 365 bus, or Hornchurch (District line) then 193 bus
into Queen’s Hospital.
Other buses routes:
Buses 103 and 174 serve Oldchurch Road, which is about a 5 minute walk from hospital;
pedestrian access is via Oldchurch Rise.
Buses 5 and 294 serve South Street, which is about a 10 minute walk from the hospital;
pedestrian access is either via Rom Valley Way or Oldchurch Rise.

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