Blakeney Ward


Visiting hours

3-6pm for one adult and sibling

One birth support can remain on the ward to support overnight. No other children can be on the ward at this time.

Ward quiet time is between 1 and 3pm – no supporters or visitors can be on the ward during this time.

Tel: 01603 286286


Blakeney is a 32 bed postnatal ward comprising of four six bedded bays and eight side rooms. The side rooms are usually allocated to women or babies with complex needs.

Side room 5 has facilities designed to enable individuals using wheelchairs easy access to the en-suite bathroom and toilet; and also has a hearing loop system.

Please speak to a member of staff if you have any special requirements on arrival.

Contact details

Main telephone number: 01603 286286

Midwife Led Birthing Unit (MLBU) 01603 288260

Blakeney Ward, West Block Level 3, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY.

Special dietary needs

If you need a special diet for health reasons or have cultural or religious needs please tell our staff and they will ensure you are given appropriate meals.

The ward has a patient fridge where labelled food may be placed.

Patient information leaflets

How to find the ward

The ward is located on Level 3 in the West Block
Please use the Inpatients West and Centre entrance/s and follow the signs to Blakeney Ward

If you are coming by car and need to park, the closest car park/s are M, N, O.

If the car park is full, spaces may be available in the public car park opposite A&E, which is operated independently.

See a map of the hospital and car parks.

See details of how to get to the hospital by car.

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