Before you visit

Before you visit

Finding where to park, what to bring, what the visiting hours are on your ward or simply being able to take a virtual tour of Alder Hey before you arrive can help reassure you and relax you before you visit Alder Hey.

This section will help you prepare for your visit with tips, advice and information to make your stay as smooth as possible.

Alder Hey visiting hours

   Parents  Other visitors
 Ward 3a  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  2pm- 7.30pm
 Ward 3b  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  1pm- 7pm
 Ward 3c  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  1pm- 7pm
 Ward 4a  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  2pm- 7.30pm
 Ward 4b  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  2pm- 7.30pm
 Ward 4c  24 hour visiting (space for one parent to stay at night)  2pm- 7pm
 PICU and HDU  24 hour visiting (except 7am-7.30am and 7pm-7.30pm)*  7.30am to 7pm

*Please note – there may be times when parents are asked to leave due to procedures taking place on the unit.

Non smoking site

Please be aware that smoking is not permitted anywhere at Alder Hey and you will be asked to move off site if you are smoking.


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