Patients and Visitors
At Lifespan, patient comfort and well-being are foremost, so we strive to provide safe, compassionate care of the highest quality for all patients – children and adults, inpatients and outpatients.
Our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to making sure the care we provide is effective, efficient, and convenient, and we emphasize patient safety as our top priority. We involve employees, staff, and physicians at all levels of the organization in our quality and safety processes, because many people are involved in caring for each patient.
We encourage you to be a partner in your care – to give us feedback and ask us questions, and also to know your rights and responsibilities as a patient. We hope the information provided here is helpful.
Visitation Guidelines at Lifespan Hospitals
In response to the number of COVID cases throughout the state, and in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Health guidance, Lifespan has implemented new visitation policies at our acute care hospitals.
Our caring, highly skilled interpreters provide services to our non-English speaking and deaf or hard of hearing patients. Lifespan facilities typically have interpreters on duty, who speak Spanish, as well as interpreters who speak Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese, Russian, other languages, and American Sign Language.
Lifespan Is Proud to Be Tobacco Free
To provide a healthful and healing environment for patients, visitors and employees, the use of all tobacco products including e-cigarettes and vaping is prohibited on and up to 50 feet of the perimeter of any Lifespan property.
Hospital-Specific Information for Patients and Visitors
Please note: Effective Monday, November 30, outpatient surgeries previously scheduled in the Ambulatory Outpatient Surgical Center at Rhode Island Hospital have been moved temporarily, either to the hospital’s main operating rooms or to another nearby Lifespan site. Please confirm with your surgeon’s office the exact location of your planned surgery.
Choose a hospital below to get information about visiting hours, maps and directions, and what to expect for your visit:
- Rhode Island Hospital
- The Miriam Hospital
- Bradley Hospital
- Newport Hospital
We Want To Hear From You
Lifespan is committed to consistently providing an excellent patient and visitor experience throughout our health system. Please let us know how we are doing.