Summary of Unit Care

Whiston is a Local Neonatal Unit (LNU) providing short term ventilation and stabilisation, also high dependency and special care. Total 15 cot spaces

Parking & Public Transport Information

Multi-storey parking available 24hours,with designated disabled parking and walkway access to hospital.

Public transport nearby.

Visiting Times

Parents and siblings 24 hour visiting.

Other visitors 16.30-17.30 or 18.30-19.30,a parent must accompany other visitors. A total of 3 visitors at one time, no children allowed other than siblings.

(visiting policy under review)

Parent Facilities

Double bedroom with en-suite facilities.

Single bedroom with en-suite facilities.

Large waiting area with TV and toys for young children.

Sibling Areas

Within waiting room.


Access to main hospital dining room.

Costa coffee bar in main hospital reception.

Support Resources

Breast feeding support group on Friday mornings and breast feeding buddies.

Support for Going Home

Hospital at Home, paediatric nursing staff who provide ongoing support following discharge.

Additional Information

Unit Contact Information

Whiston Hospital
Warrington Road,
L35 5DR

Switchboard Tel:0151 4261600

Neonatal Unit Tel:01514301511

Trust Website

Key Staff Members

Clinical Lead: Dr Rosaline Garr

Matron/unit manager: Sue Weston