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Neonatal unit (NNU)

The neonatal unit (NNU) cares for babies requiring special care, whether it is due to prematurity, illness at delivery or health problems during the baby’s stay at hospital.

The unit has a mixture of intensive care cots, high dependency cots and special care cots.

NNU is on the first floor of St Mary's maternity unit, on St Mary’s Road, Poole.

Useful ward information:

  • Mobile phones permitted

Ward matron: Val Horn

Contact telephone number: 0300 019 2946

Visiting: 3-4pm and 7-8pm

How to find us: Lytchett is on level two of the Philip Arnold Unit. From the Longfleet Road entrance, go straight ahead along the main corridor, follow signs to children's unit on level one.

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