Family First Travel Information
24 Beresford Street.
Family First Service
Family First provide support to families of children in Jersey with illnesses who require off-island treatment.
We are a professional service providing practical support and help in locating resources, services and funding provided by government and voluntary orginisations. In Jersey.
If you would like further information and for an informal chat please telephone the Family First Liaison Manager Cheryl Dolbel .
A UK sim card can be useful whilst off-island and prevent high roaming charges and bills from
your local provider. The 3 SIM can be pre-ordered and delivered to Jersey on the following
Family First have SIM cards available in Jersey,please contact Cheryl if you would like to have one before you travel to the UK.
Local Grocery Stores
Tesco Cosham Metro,16 High Street
Iceland, 5 High Street
Both stores are a 10 minute walk from the hospital.
Corsham Taxis Tel: 01249 880021
(Flying to Southampton) from Southampton Parkway to Soton Central then change to cosham
(Flying to Gatwick) Train to Cosham direct – 1hr 17 Minutes Journey Time
National Rail Tel 0845 7484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
Buses and other travel Information
10 Minute bus journey from the train station
Queen Alexandra Hospital
Tel:023 9228 6000
Amigo-Largest hospital shop selling newspapers, snacks, essentials, open 7 days a week.
Costa on B level open 7 days a week
League of friends coffee shop on B level open 7 days a week until 7pm.
Rocky Shop on C level
Cash machines-opposite the hospital shop
The Red Lion-Innkeepers Lodge
London Road, Portsmouth,PO6 3EE
www.innkeeperslodge.com Tel:0239 2382041
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Accommodation for Parents on th unit – four rooms in a parents-only area and with adjacent lounge, kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Her accommodation for parents is available off the unit but on the hospital site.
Jersey General Hospital Switchboard – Tel: 01534 442000
Overseas Treatments Office – Tel:01534 442323 (Susie)
Jersey travel Office – Tel:01534 442310 (Mon-Fri 9am -5pm)
Queen Alexandra Hospital – Tel:02392286000