Please be aware that there is planned industrial action from 24 February which will affect our services. For more information please see our latest update.

Staying with us

We know a hospital stay can be daunting. Find out all you need to know about staying with us as an inpatient.

About your stay

If you're staying in hospital as an inpatient you'll be made comfortable and be cared for by our dedicated staff.

Leaving hospital

We'll work together to get you home or to your next place of care after your hospital stay.

What to bring

A handy guide for what to bring for your inpatient stay with us and how to store it when you're here.

Medicines

Information about bringing your medicines to hospital and any new medication you might be prescribed.

Patient catering

Eating well will help you recover. Find out more about the food, drink and mealtimes in hospital.

Nurse caring for patient on ward

Putting patients at the heart of all we do

Patient First is our long-term approach to transforming hospital services for the better.