Martin Ward is open to visitors 1.30pm to 5.30pm, and 6.30pm to 8pm.
The ward is closed to visitors between 5.30pm and 6.30pm for patient meals. Visits outside of normal visiting hours are at the discretion of hospital staff.
To enquire about a patient on Martin Ward please contact the ward staff directly. They can be contacted any time of day or night.
Martin Ward also offers an Email Greeting Service, enabling patients to receive emails from friends and family:
Patients and visitors are welcome to use their mobile telephones within the hospital. However, if a patient does not have access to a mobile telephone, the hospital has a number of portable patient phones which friends and family are invited to call. Please contact the ward for more information:
Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital
Isle of Man
+44 1624 811960
Children are welcome, at the discretion of hospital staff, to visit patients on Martin Ward. However, please remember that it may not be advisable to bring young children due to the nature of a hospital environment.
Moreover, please respect the privacy and comfort of other patients and ensure children are supervised at all times.
Pets are not allowed on Martin Ward, with the exception of Guide Dogs.
Food and drink
Drinks and snacks are available from the vending machine in the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit (MIU) waiting area. A hot drinks machine is currently being trialled, and this will soon be located outside Martin Ward for use by visitors.
Patients on Martin Ward are provided with 3 meals a day, and snacks are supplied as required. However, if you do wish to bring additional food for patients, please check and agree this with the nurse in charge.
Friends and family are welcome to bring flowers to patients on Martin Ward, although please be aware of any allergies the recipient may have. If you would like to send flowers to a patient, please include the name of the patient.
Smoke Free DHSC Policy
The Department of Health and Social Care will launch their new smoke free policy starting 2021. All Island Hospital sites will be Proud to Be Smoke Free.
As of 1st April 2021 Smoking will no longer be permitted anywhere on the grounds of any Isle of Man Hospital.
For further information, advice regarding temporary abstinence from smoking whilst on DHSC premises or Specialist advice regarding quitting smoking please contact the Quit4You service by calling 642404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage no smoking. The Hospital is a no smoking building, however there are designated smoking areas. Please ask staff for directions.
Hospital fire alarms are tested every Tuesday morning, but if the fire alarm sounds at any other time the evacuation procedure begins. Please follow the directions of our fully trained staff.