Frequently Asked Questions

There are no set visiting times on the unit, but we would ask that visitors do not leave too late in the evening and plan spaces between visits where possible to allow patients to rest.

Parking tickets can be validated at the Reception or the Nurses’ Station on the ward for both patients and visitors which enable free parking during your stay.

Parkside do allow flowers in the rooms – please ask a member of staff for a vase.

Free WiFi access is available 24 hours.

Please note that the fire alarms are tested every Thursday morning.

The use of mobile phones is allowed on the unit.

Smoking or vaping is not permitted on the Parkside premises or anywhere within the grounds of the Trust

The Parkside Suite has an extensive à la carte menu and patients and their guests can request drinks and snacks at any time throughout the day.  The Parkside Suite and Outpatients Department also benefits from tea and coffee machines that are accessible to both patients and their visitors.  We can accommodate special dietary requirements including halal and vegetarians, these are available on request.

Meal Times;

7.30am Breakfast

10am Morning drinks

12.30pm Lunch

3.00pm Afternoon drinks

6.00pm Dinner

9pm Evening Drinks

Meals are only available to patients at the Parkside Suite.