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Alert Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Please see our latest guidance on face masks.

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Shops and other facilities



Please check with staff when you arrive as information may change.

Sandwiches, cakes and pastries, hot and cold drinks, newspapers and magazines.

Belota Café

Terence Mortimer Education Centre
Monday to Friday 10.00am - 2.00pm

Vending machines

In the main hospital there are vending machines:

  • Maternity Building entrance - snacks, hot and cold drinks
  • Accident and Emergency entrance - snacks, hot and cold drinks
  • E Ward (outside) - hot and cold drinks and snacks
  • X-ray - hot drinks
  • Pathology Laboratories - hot drinks.

League of Friends shop

Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 2.00pm

Cash machines

There is a free cash machine in the main corridor near reception. Others are located at the nearby branch of Sainsbury's on Oxford Road, signposted 'Superstore'.

Telephones / WiFi

We offer free WiFi on all our hospital sites: 'OUH-Guest'.

You can make and receive phone calls at your bedside via the Hospedia system. A Hospedia vending machine is located in the Clinical Decision Unit, outside E Ward, next to the chapel, and in the Maternity Unit entrance. Alternatively, pay phones are provided in most ward areas. There are further public telephones located around the hospital:

  • outside Rowan Day Unit
  • League of Friends shop
  • Emergency Department entrance
  • outside E Ward
  • Maternity main entrance.

Please do not use your mobile phone to film or take photographs on our hospital sites - thank you.

Radio Horton

Patients at the Horton General Hospital can listen to Radio Horton, which is run by volunteers.

Radio Horton is also available to listen to online, so anyone anywhere can tune in.

  • - click on the blue 'Listen Live' button
  • 'TuneIn Radio' app (available for smartphones) - search for 'Radio Horton'
  • Free Call on *800 via Hospedia.
  • Requests and dedications: 01295 229211
  • Email: