NICU – Neonatal Intenstive Care Unit
The NICU at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is one of 3 tertiary neonatal units in the East of England Network. It has a cot capacity of 37 divided into 3 areas of care, 11 Intensive Care Cots, 8 High Dependency Cots, 18 Special Care Cots.
Ground Floor, Women’s Health Unit
Parents have open access to their baby 24 hours a day. Baby’s siblings are welcome when accompanied by a parent. Grandparents, family members and friends (over the age of 16) may visit between 12 noon to 8pm but they must be accompanied by the baby’s parent(s). A maximum of 2 visitors only (in total) are allowed at the cot side at any one time. Visiting is not permitted if you are unwell or have been exposed to certain infections. Please note that there may be additional restrictions to visiting on some occasions. The shift leader will be able to provide further information.
You are allowed to use your mobile devices. However, please note that your mobile phone must be placed on silent and you have to leave the nursery to take or make phone calls. You are permitted to video record your own baby only.