Coming into hospital
If you are coming into hospital for treatment, this section of the website covers what you need to know about your stay and your discharge home.
What to bring with you
Please bring your admission letter and contact details for your GP and next of kin. You will also need to bring:
Any medicines, inhalers, glasses and hearing aids that you use
Any mobility aids you use (if you forget, please ask a friend or relative to bring them in for you)
A small bag containing your toiletries, night clothes and some comfortable day clothes
Do not bring any alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco. The hospital is a no smoking area and drugs and alcohol can interfere with your care.
Do not bring valuables or large amounts of money. We cannot accept responsibility for any items that are not handed in for safe keeping during your stay.
Who will be caring for you?
You will be cared for by a multi-professional team including:
A consultant and their team of doctors
Nurses and nursing support staff
Other members of the team such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, pharmacists and porters.