We hope that the following information will help you, your
family and friends during your stay at our hospital.
Where to eat
DeliMarché, a restaurant on level 9 of the BRI, is open from
7.30am to 2.30pm serving hot and cold foods. See the menu here.
There are a number of cafes and restaurants across all the BRI
hospital buildings. In addition, the hospital
is located within a couple of minutes walking distance of
the city centre of Bristol, which has a wide range of eating
facilities and options.
There is a RVS shop selling sandwiches, snacks, hot and cold
drinks, newspapers, magazines, in the Bristol Royal Hospital for
Children and a smaller coffee shop in the King Edward Buliding.
Wheelchairs can be accessed from the main entrance of the
Public telephones are available at the hospital.
A free phone taxi line is available for your convenience. Taxi
ranks can also be found close to the Bristol Eye Hospital at the
bottom of Lower Maudlin Street and by the Bus Station.
Staff can provide you with details of where the most convenient
external post box is located.
Each bed space has its own television and phone. The phone
number for your bed space will be given to you upon arrival and to
make outgoing calls, a top-up card will be needed. These can be
bought from one of the top-up stations on each hospital floor. The
television service is free.
You can find the cashiers office on level 2 of the Queen's
Building. Find out more.
Unfortunately the hospital does not offer banking facilities. A
cash point machine is however located on level 2 of the Queen's
Building at Bristol Royal Infirmary. Natwest manage this cash
machine, for queries please contact Natwest. For retained cards, please contact
your own bank. External cash point machines are also available
close to our hospital sites. Please ask staff for further
Public toilets are available at each hospital site. Our
staff will be happy to provide further details for you.
Baby changing and feeding
Baby changing and feeding facilities are available at each
hospital site. Our staff will be happy to provide further details
Bereavement services/patient affairs
Our bereavement/patient affairs office can be found on Level 2
in the Old Building, BRI. Their role is:
- To arrange for the completion of the medical certificate (which
must be collected from Patient affairs by the next of kin at an
- To be responsible for any personal effects and / or valuables
to be made available for collection by the next of kin.
- To provide help and advice to families regarding registering a
death, funeral arrangements and any other related issues (including
how to obtain financial help with funeral costs etc).
Please ring 0117 342 2289/2949 after 10 am on the next
working day to arrange an appointment.
Please note that we do not have child care or creche facilities
at the BRI. We do however work closely with single parents to
ensure that where services are planned that we do this around the
families needs. For emergencies where single parents have no
family support, social services are contacted to ensure that
children involved are adequately cared for.