Wayne Memorial Hospital is happy to welcome visitors to our Goldsboro, NC Hospital. For room numbers and directions, please stop by the information desk in the visitor entrance lobby. We recommend that only three visitors be in a patient’s room at a time. Visiting hours are from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for most patients.
For ICU patients, visitation is limited to 30 minutes during the following times:
- 5:30 – 6 a.m.
- 10:30 – 11 a.m.
- 1:30 – 2 p.m.
- 5:30 – 6 p.m.
- 9:30 – 10 p.m.
Wayne Memorial Hospital is proud to provide a Courtesy Cart for visitors who need assistance with transportation from their vehicle to one of our hospital entrances. The Courtesty Cart is driven by a volunteer on weekdays only. The Courtesy Cart runs from approximately 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; for today’s Courtesy Cart operating information, please call the Information Desk at 919-731-6155.
General Rules for Visiting Wayne Memorial Patients
- Visitors (e.g., family members, friends and significant others) are recognized as a supportive and integral part of patient care.
- The needs of patients may dictate exceptions to the stated visiting times. Visitors may be asked to leave the patient’s room and the Hospital at the request of the patient or under certain circumstances, such as special care needs, patient’s acuity, visitor’s inappropriate behavior, hospital emergency needs, or to maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality. Patients can request exceptions to regular visiting hours through their nursing staff.
- The patient may restrict his/her own visitors and/or telephone calls at any time.
- Each patient may have two visitors at a time.
- All visiting children are to be accompanied by an adult.
- Adults must supervise the children at all times. Children who visit must be well and free of fever at the time of the visit.
- Adults visiting with children under 12 years old must indicate that the child’s immunization status is current at the time of the visit.
- Patient should identify a “family spokesperson” to act as telephone liaison between the staff and other family members.
Overnight Visitation at Our Hospital
- Overnight visitation is allowed under special circumstances. Patients/families should make requests through their nursing staff. Only one family member/significant other may stay overnight in the private room.
- In critical care areas, overnight visitors will not be permitted to stay in the patient’s room. The waiting room/lounge will be used for this purpose.
Sending Gifts to Patients
Gifts can do a lot to cheer up a patient. We offer a variety of choices of gifts, flowers, books, stuffed animals, balloons and more through our online gift shop.
For more information about visiting hours and visitation at Wayne Memorial, contact us at 919.736.1110.
Wayne Memorial Hospital is proud to offer extensive medical care, as well as patient visitation, in Goldsboro, where we serve patients from across Wayne County, NC.