Visiting times

Royal Stoke visiting times

9am - 9pm for partners and own children only

6pm - 9pm for other visitors

Only children of the mother in hospital are allowed to visit.  The number of visitors is restricted to three to a bed at any time (including the partner).

​The partner of a woman in labour may be eligible for an exemption car parking permit for the duration of their stay. These permits will be issued free of charge. Please ask a matron or senior nurse on the ward to check whether you are eligible.


County Hospital visiting times

Partners may be able to have an exemption from paying car parking fees. Please discuss this with the Matron or Sister in Charge.

Visiting on the Freestanding Midwifery Birth Unit (FMBU) is open-access for immediate family and close friends.

The FMBU is based on the second floor at County Hospital. Click here​ for more information about the unit.​​