Hospital Visiting Times

Relatives and friends of patients are welcome to visit between 11am and 8pm on most wards. As some may vary, please contact the ward before your visit to check.

Hospital Visiting Times

Hospital Visiting Times

Stepping Hill Hospital standard visiting times are: 11am - 8pm.

Please speak to the senior sister or nurse in charge if you need to visit outside these times.

Visitors are limited to two at any one time per patient.

However, there are a number of units where the visiting times may differ because of the specific needs of patients in that ward. The wards that have different waiting times are listed below:

Closed at weekends.

CCU - Coronary Care Unit
3pm - 8pm. Please note, visitors are not permitted during our patient rest period between 1pm - 3pm.
Relatives of acutely ill patients: open visiting.

HDU - High Dependancy Unit
3pm - 7pm.

ICU - Intensive Care Unit
3pm - 7pm.

M2 Women's Unit
Partners and siblings: 9am - 9pm,
Friends and family: 2pm - 3.30pm and 7pm - 8pm.

Neonatal Unit - Women's Unit
Parents and carers: Open visiting.
Other visitors: 5pm - 7pm. Other visitors need to be accompanied by a parent for security reasons. Only siblings can visit under the age of 16 for infection control reasons. The number of visitors is limited to protect the babies from excess noise and infection.

Children - Tree House Unit
10am - 11.30am and 2pm - 4.30pm.
No older children during term time.

Devonshire Centre
2pm - 4pm and 6pm - 8pm.

Medical Short Stay Units (Male and Female)
3pm - 4pm and 7pm - 8pm.