A to Z of facilities


Baby-changing facilities are available on:

Level 0          

Maternity Unit
Ladies’ toilet (outside the Restaurant)
Gents’ toilet (by lifts)

Level 1

Disabled toilet (by lifts)

Level 2

Disabled toilet (opposite Tarka Radio)
Out-patient Dept
General toilet (emergency department)
Ladies’ toilet (main foyer)

Cash back

Cash back is available at the shop, restaurant and café with a small purchase.


The Moment To Eat restaurant is located down on Level 0 at the hospital. It is open Monday to Friday from 8m to 2.30pm.

We also have a cafe in the main foyer, which is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 7pm.

There is a snack and drink vending machine in the main foyer on level 2.


The library trolley comes around Tuesday and Friday afternoons. Books can also be borrowed from the Patients’ Library on Level 1 from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. There is also a daily newspaper trolley operated by the League of Friends.

Large-print titles and spoken-word cassettes are available for loan, and music cassettes can be obtained on request. If you borrow books, please remember to leave them with ward staff at the end of your stay. If you do take them home, please return them via any Devon Library Services branch.


Patients can receive and send mail whilst they are in hospital. There is a post box in the main foyer. The address should include the name of the ward, then North Devon District Hospital, Raleigh Park, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4JB.

Stamps are available from the shop in the main foyer.


There is a shop in the main foyer. It sells newspapers, magazines, snacks, flowers and some toiletries. The shop opens Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon to 4pm.

Snack trolley

A snack trolley comes onto each ward every morning and afternoon with a selection of soft drinks, sandwiches, crisps, fruit and other snacks for purchase.


Free wifi is available 24 hours a day in the Moment To Eat restaurant on Level 0.

The password required to access the system is: SodexoWifi

Hospital radio

Tarka radio


Last updated: July 3, 2019