We’ve joined forces! Find out more here.

Accommodation

Accommodation

The Fern Centre offers emergency accommodation for relatives and carers of patients staying at North Devon District Hospital. 

To access one of three en-suite rooms at the centre, please ask a member of the clinical team caring for your loved one to complete a booking form on your behalf. Alternatively you can contact the Fern Centre direct on 01271 311 855. A small donation of £25 per night will be payable to Royal Devon Hospitals Charity to cover cleaning costs.

The accommodation is available for relatives and carers of in-patients for one of the following reasons:

  • Patient brought in under emergency conditions
  • Patient in the ICU and is in a critical condition
  • Patient is a baby/child and the parent is unable to stay on the ward
  • Patient is near end of life and relatives wish to remain close by

The accommodation is also available to:

  • Cancer patients undergoing consecutive cancer treatment and live further than 20 miles away from North Devon District Hospital
  • Patients due in for a planned procedure and live further than 20 miles away from North Devon District Hospital who wish to stay the night before their procedure

Accommodation is available on a first come, first served basis. If you require access to our accommodation, please speak to a member of your relatives clinical team or call the centre direct on 01271 311 855.

Latest Stories

Caren at the Fern Centre

Caren’s story 

Caren, from Barnstaple, said the Fern Centre had been a ‘lifesaver’ after being diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2021.

Read more

Donate today and help us make a difference to the Fern Centre’s cancer patients

Say thanks to a special someone!

Make a quick donation

Giving £5, £10, £20 or even £50 ensures we can continue to help, support and make a real difference to patients, staff and families across the whole of Devon.

Enthuse