Services Available

Shops and cash points

Northern General Hospital

There is a newsagents situated on Herries Road Drive.

Several smaller shops run by charitable organisations are situated in the Huntsman entrance, Brearley Wing and the Spinal Injuries Unit.

The Royal Bank of Scotland has a small branch at the Huntsman entrance with an ATM accessible from outside the building.

Royal Hallamshire Hosptial

There is a newsagents, flower shop and confectionary shop situated on B Floor of the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

Trolley service

Northern General Hospital

The League of Friends provide a daily trolley service, selling a range of toiletries and confectionery items.

The WRVS provide a similar trolley service to the Osborn Building on a weekly basis.

Other volunteer services

Besides the trolley services, we also have over 2000 other volunteers providing a range of services including:

• Welcomer Service
• Wanderer Service (helping you find your way around the larger sites)
• Volunteer Escort Service (arranging parking, meeting you and taking you to your appointment)
• Reading Service
• Ward Runners (running errands for you)
• Visiting Service (visitors can be arranged to see you on the ward if you wish)

All our volunteers have hospital identification badges and ‘Welcomers’ wear a turquoise top. For more information about the services our volunteers can
offer or to find out about becoming a volunteer please contact:

Volunteer Co-ordinator on: 0114 271 5735
WRVS on: 0114 272 1181

Hospital chaplains

Northern General Hospital

The chaplains on the hospital staff are drawn from a range of faiths. They offer religious care to those from faith groups, plus broader support to anyone facing the deep personal issues that hospital often raises.

The chaplains will not automatically visit you, even if you belong to a faith group. If you would like to see a chaplain, please ask a nurse, relative or friend to leave a message on 0114 271 4999.

The hospital chapel on Vickers E Level is available to all as a place of quiet or prayer. Patients can be brought to a Sunday service at 9.30 am. Or you may wish to receive Holy Communion or prayers at the bedside.

There are Muslim prayer rooms on Chesterman (D level) and Vickers (E Level), and a Robert Hadfield Wing Level AO (Multi faith).

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

The chaplains on the hospital staff are drawn from a range of faiths. They offer religious care to those from faith groups, plus broader support to anyone facing the deep personal issues that hospital often raises.

The chaplains will not automatically visit you, even if you belong to a faith group. If you would like to see a chaplain, please ask a nurse, relative or friend to leave a message on 0114 271 4999.

The hospital chapel on A Floor is available to all as a place of quiet or prayer. Patients can be brought to a Sunday service at 11am. Or you may wish to receive Holy Communion or prayers at the bedside.

There is a Muslim prayer room on B Floor and a multifaith room on the right-hand side of the chapel.

Sheffield Hospitals Charity

Sheffield Hospitals Charity is the registered charity working alongside the NHS in Sheffield. More than £2million is spent by the charity each year to improve patient care and facilities. For more information, or to make a donation, visit http://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk or call 0114 271 1351.

Post

Please ask your relatives and friends to address letters to
you as follows:

Northern General Hospital
Your full name
Ward name and number
Northern General Hospital
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Herries Road
SHEFFIELD
S5 7AU

If you wish to write to someone, letters can be posted in the hospital post boxes which are in the front halls of Vickers Corridor, the Clock Tower Building and Huntsman Wing. There is a daily collection from Monday to Saturday.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Your full name
Ward number
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Glossop Road
SHEFFIELD
S10 2JF

If you wish to write to someone, letters can be posted in the hospital post box which is in the lift hall (B floor). There is a daily collection from Monday to Saturday
 

 
 

Additional Information

Why wait for an operator?

Our new telephone system connects you straight to the ward or department you need.

Simply call:
0114 226 9696
and then state the name of the ward or department when prompted.
 

 
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