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Visiting Patients in The Matthew Hay Building
Visitors to the wards in The Matthew Hay Building should enter via the main Aberdeen Royal Infirmary entrance off Foresterhill Road. Visitors will not be able to enter The Matthew Hay Building through the Emergency Department entrances.
On entering ARI from Foresterhill Road follow the signs for the Green Zone down the main staircase to the main hospital corridor. Continue along the main corridor until directed right to The Matthew Hay Building. Use the lifts or stairs to ascend to other levels. These lifts and stairs are the only access for visitors. There is a separate set of lifts dedicated to the transport of patients. Staff not involved in the movement of patients will also use the visitor lifts.
To access The Matthew Hay Building from the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Yellow Zone, use the lifts or stairs to descend to the basement of Phase 2. Follow the signs for the Green Zone and The Matthew Hay Building to the visitor lifts and stairs.
Details of how to find your way around Aberdeen Royal Infirmary are available at this link.
The accommodation in The Matthew Hay Building is mostly in single rooms. This offers an opportunity for a more flexible approach to visiting. NHS Grampian's Visiting Policy is currently under review. Current visiting arrangements will remain in place until the review is complete. Advice on 'How to be a good visitor' can be found at www.nhsgrampian.org.