Noble's Hospital

Noble's Hospital

Noble's Hospital

Strang

Braddan

Isle of Man

IM4 4RJ

Telephone:+44 1624 650000 (general enquiries 24 hour line, all calls to this number are recorded)

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DHSC Hospitals Visiting Policy 

Whilst we recognise that friends and family members are a vital support, the health and safety of our patients, residents/service users, staff, and our communities are a top priority. Therefore, in line with the latest guidelines related to COVID-19, we have revised our visiting policy. 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation over recent months as we have protected those in our care who are vulnerable from potential exposure to COVID – 19. We do however need to remain vigilant and will continue to consider the criteria for exclusion as per the attached Visitor Registration form.

Religious and spiritual support is available for patients either face-to-face or by telephone.

During the current COVID-19 situation visiting at Noble’s and Ramsey Hospitals will be as detailed below:

Visitors who are sick or showing any symptoms related to COVID 19 will not be permitted to enter the Hospital; this is without exception. 

All visitors must complete the registration form and health declaration. They must consent for their information to be retained by the DHSC for the purposes of containing the spread of COVID-19. 

Ambulance Transfer

Escorts for patients arriving by Ambulance will be limited to one person. However, any escort who meets the criteria for exclusion as per the visitor registration and health declaration form will not be permitted to travel with the patient or enter the Emergency Department. Additional family members or friends wishing to travel to the hospital in their own transport should note that they may not be permitted to enter the Emergency Department as detailed below. 

Emergency Department

  1. At this time, one visitor or escort is permitted in adult Emergency Department areas. However, based on the clinical team’s judgment, other visitors/escorts may be permitted in exceptional circumstances.
  2. Up to two visitors/escorts per child will be permitted for the duration of the child’s stay in the Emergency Department.
  3. A clinical decision must be made for any patient who requires additional assistance.

Outpatient Areas

Outpatient clinics are returning to the usual schedule

  1. One person is permitted to accompany each patient to an appointment for support.
  2. Any visitor who is coughing or shows other signs of illness will not be permitted to enter the Outpatient Department.

Inpatient Wards

  1. Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends.
  2. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place.
  3. Registration Forms:
  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk 

Jane Crookall Maternity Unit (Ward 10)

  1. Visiting will remain restricted to 6 – 8 pm daily.
  2. One named visitor per person for every visit for duration of admission.
  3. No children are permitted to visit.

Manannan Court

Visiting will be typically be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily, however, there may be some variation to this influenced by the individual need of the patient or visitor. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the reception area prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Personal Protective Equipment

Visitors will only be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if there is a clinical reason for them to do so. They will be shown how to put on and remove PPE safely. All visitors are to be reminded to practice good hand hygiene and wash their hands for 20 seconds with soap and water or use the hand sanitiser provided. 

Visitors arriving from outside the Isle of Man on compassionate exemption

People who are following the 14 day self-isolation pathway must not visit their friend/relative at the same time as other non-isolating visitors.

This must be managed at a ward level by continuing with appointment based visits until the 14 day self-isolation period has been completed.

Patients who are self-isolating

As a rule, visiting is not permitted to those patients who are following the 14 day self-isolation period.

Visitors’ will be permitted in exceptional circumstances only i.e. end of life/ compassionate grounds.

Please contact Senior Nurse/Site Manager/ Out of Hours Coordinator for any further advice and support.

Nobles Hospital floor plan

If you do not know which Ward a friend or relative is on, please ring the hospital switchboard.

Ward Phone numberVisiting Arrangements

Ward 1 – Acute Medical ward

+44 (0) 1624 650021

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 2 – Acute Surgical ward

+44 (0) 1624 650022

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 3
Children's Ward

+44 (0) 1624 650023

2 parents can visit at any time.

Maximum of another 2 visitors at any one time in addition to the parents between 3pm to 7pm

Ward 6 Acute Medical Ward

+44 (0) 1624 650026

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 7
Stroke and TIA

+44 (0) 1624 650027

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Oncology

+44 (0) 1624 650027

No visitors permitted

Ward 8
Elective Surgical Ward

+44 (0) 1624 650028

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 9
Acute Medical Ward

+44 (0) 1624 650029

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 10
Jane Crookall Maternity Unit

+44 (0) 1624 650030

Visiting will remain restricted to 6 – 8 pm daily. 

One named visitor per person for every visit for duration of admission. 

No children are permitted to visit.

Ward 11 Trauma & Orthopaedics

+44 (0) 1624 650031

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 12 Trauma & Orthopaedics

+44 (0) 1624 650032

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 16
Neonatal

+44 (0) 1624 650035

Two ‘essential visitors’ only per baby will be permitted on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Both parents may visit for a block period each day; multiple daily visits are not permitted.

No siblings can visit.

Ward 17
Intensive Care Unit

+44 (0) 1624 650036

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk

Ward 18
Coronary Care Unit

+44 (0) 1624 650037

Visiting will be restrictedto between the hours of 2 – 4 pm and 7-8 pm daily. There is no restriction on the number of visitors as long as ALL VISITORS complete the registration and health declaration form. ALL VISITORS must report to the nurse’s station prior to visiting their relatives/friends. 

Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be reviewed in exceptional circumstances. Visiting out of restricted visiting times will be at the discretion of the Senior Nurse/Site Manager in consultation with the nurse in charge of the shift prior to visiting taking place. 

Registration Forms:

  • A registration and health declaration form MUST be completed each time a visit takes place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms for completion by ALL VISITORS to be placed at the entrance to each ward area.
  • Completed registration and health declaration forms MUST be checked by a Registered Nurse prior to visiting taking place.
  • Registration and health declaration forms MUST be kept in a file on each ward area for 21 days.
  • After 21 days registration and health declaration forms MUST be shredded by the Ward Clerk