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Your room

Your admission into a one or two-bedded room depends on your state of health and on availability. Should a private one-bedded room have been allocated upon your own request, a supplementary daily fee shall apply, at your own cost, or covered by your private medical insurance. The admissions office will inform you of the amount of this daily fee.


Meal times

  • Breakfast around 7.30am
  • Lunch around 12.30pm
  • Dinner around 6.30pm

If you have a specific diet or food allergy, please inform the care staff who will look after having your meals adapted.

An alternative menu is available on request

Meals at the Centre François Baclesse for hospitalised patients: principle, alternative menus, etc.
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Rooms are equipped with a telephone via which you can receive incoming calls.

If you would like to make outgoing calls, a personal number will be allocated by the admissions office or the switchboard, outside of office hours. In this case, a deposit will be required to cover your future calls.

Any remaining sums at the end of your stay are not reimbursed.


The Centre François Baclesse has replaced its entire TV fleet to improve the quality of services proposed to patients.

The offer includes 35 different channels:

  • 27 TNT channels
  • 4 Canal+ channels (Canal+, Canal+ Sport, Canal+ Cinema and Canal+ Series)
  • 2 themed channels: BBC World News and Planète+
  • 2 internal CFB channels

To access these channels, a unique fee applies, at your own cost or covered by your private medical insurance.

Booking and payment: Café & Compagnie (located on the ground floor).


ATTENTION: Since the COVID-19 epidemic, the rules for visiting patients have changed. To know them, please consult our latest COVID-19 news.

The presence of families, children and friends is generally permitted from 1pm to 8pm on hospitalisation floors, unless specified otherwise, for example:

  • Visits from 2.30pm to 8pm: in the Intermediate Care Unit (1st floor)
  • Visits not permitted: in the controlled zone on the wing of the 7th hospitalisation floor.

Family and patient lounge

The hospitalisation departments located on the upper floors of the centre all have their own family lounge, open on a 24-hour basis.

They are there for your own use, or for welcoming your visitors. They offer a tea corner, equipped with a kettle, sachets of tea and coffee, and a microwave oven.

Accommodation and meals for accompanying adults

In certain cases, accommodation can be provided for accompanying persons. Please ask the care team for information and rates.

Next to the centre, you will aslo find a choice of other accommodation options: hotels, appart-hotels, etc.

For patients referred for proton therapy, solutions are also available. Enquire at the radiotherapy department: +33 (0)2 31 45 50 20.

Your family and friends can also take meals at the Centre François Baclesse. Meal tickets can be purchased at the admissions office.

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