Wards G to I
Visiting an inpatient
Flowers, plants and latex balloons are not allowed on any wards due to infection control and allergy issues. Please do not bring in valuable items, such as jewellery or large sums of money as we cannot accept liability for the loss of items. Please read our section on security for more advice on how to keep your valuables safe.
Visitors are welcome on most wards from midday to 9pm. A maximum of two people at a time can visit one patient. If you would like to visit outside of standard visiting hours please contact the ward and speak to the nurse in charge.
On children’s wards: parents or care givers can visit anytime. In addition, two visitors can attend from midday to 9pm. Please note, only one parent or care giver can stay overnight. Siblings are not permitted to stay overnight.
On critical care wards: two visitors can attend 2pm to 7.30pm.
On maternity wards: birthing partners can visit anytime. In addition, two visitors can attend Monday to Friday 2pm to 7pm, or weekends 10am to 7pm.
End of life care patients and in exceptional circumstances: visiting is permitted 24/7 in arrangement with the nurse in charge. Up to four visitors can attend end of life care patients if this can safely happen.
Visiting times may change at short notice.
Tel: 020 3299 3076
Location: First floor, Guthrie Wing, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Guthrie Ward is one of our Acute Medical Units, with capacity for 21 patients.
It is part of the Guthrie Wing, which was named to commemorate the successful flight of Giles Guthrie in the Portsmouth-Johannesburg air race of 1936.
Tel: 020 3299 5371
Location: Second floor, Cheyne Wing, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Howard Ward treats patients who have liver conditions. It has 16 beds.