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Visiting our Maternity Services


Please note: Visiting restrictions are currently in place at Rotherham Hospital. Please visit our visiting restrictions page for the latest information.

Antenatal and Postnatal

Wharncliffe ward is based at Rotherham Hospital on Level B between junctions 3 and 4.

Partners: 24 hours, 7 days a week 

Own children: 12.30pm - 8.00pm (7 days a week)

Other visitors: 12.30pm - 1.30pm and 6.30 - 8.00pm (7 days a week) the children need to be 14 years and over.

Gynaecology (Ward B11) 

All visitors: 3.30 - 4.30pm and 6.30 to 8pm (7 days a week) 
Visiting times are restricted to allow rest and recuperation. We only allow your own children to visit.

Protected meal times

We operate protected meal times to allow our women to have their meals undisturbed by visitors. We kindly request that visiting is avoided during these times:

Gynaecology (Ward B11)  

7.45am - 8.45am
12.45pm-1.45pm
5.45pm - 6.30pm

Antenatal & Postnatal (Wharncliffe)  

12.00pm - 12.30pm

Car Parking

Car parking is available in the main visitors carpark at the front entrance, but for more information on car parking please click here 

The maternity entrance has a barrier in place, which is operated by the security team, providing safe access to the unit for emergency vehicles, disabled patients/visitors and access for patients being collected and dropped-off.

Unit Security

Our department has electronic doors covered by CCTV, which you have to ask to be let in and out of. This is to protect the privacy and security of all patients, especially babies.

We kindly request that all visitors and patients respect that these are in place to protect you and ensure that doors are not left open or held open to allow visitors to follow you in. 

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
Rotherham
 S60 2UD 

For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

Patient Experience Team
01709 424461
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