(Please see What to bring with you for
a list of the basic items you will need for your stay.)
Your admission letter gives details of where to go when you
arrive at the hospital.
If you're not sure, please ask at Main Reception.
When you reach your ward, please hand any medication you
normally take to your nurse (please see Your medicines).
The ward staff will keep a record of all the medicines you
take during your stay.
Please tell us if you have any allergies or side effects to any
You will receive a hospital identity bracelet with your name and
hospital number on it.
It is important that you wear this all the time you are in the
You will usually be staying in a ward that specialises in the
care of the condition or illness that you have.
These wards are made up of separate bays.
All our wards have Same sex accommodation.
We provide a bedside cupboard for your personal belongings.
This is not lockable and we do not recommend
using it for valuable items (please see What to bring with you).
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put it right.
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