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Visitor information

Visiting times

Martin Ward is open to visitors 2pm to 4pm, and 7pm 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.

Contacting patients

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:

Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital Email Greeting Service

Email:Send Email

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:  

Martin Ward

Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital

Cumberland Road


Isle of Man


Telephone:+44 1624 811960

Email:Send Email


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.

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 Policy

As of 1 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 hospital premises or Specialist advice regarding quitting smoking please contact the Quit4You service by calling +44 1624 642404 or email

We encourage no smoking. The Hospital is a no smoking building, however there are designated smoking areas. Please ask staff for directions.

Fire Alarms

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.

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