Your Easy to Read Admission Letter
You will get an admission letter in the post.
This letter will tell you what date and time to arrive in hospital.
There is more information about how to read your admission letter under Associated Files
Please tell your consultant if you are taking any of the following medications:
Oral Contraceptive Pill
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Your admission letter will tell you if you need to fast before visiting hospital.
Fasting means not eating or drinking anything.
Your admission letter will tell you how long you need to fast for.
Leave any valuable items at home.
You will need someone to collect you when it is time to go home.
You should not drive home yourself.
If you do not attend your admission you will be taken off the waiting list.
If you contact us to cancel your admission date you will be given a second date.
If you cancel or do not attend the second appointment you will be taken off the waiting list.
If you are taken off the waiting list we will send a letter to you, your GP and your consultant.
Please bring the following items to hospital with you
Your Admission Letter
A dressing gown
Slippers with a grip sole
An early morning sample of urine in a clear pot.
Any medication you are taking.
The name and phone number of your next of kin.
Your next of kin should be available to be contacted while you are in hospital.
Your GP Details.
A way to pay.
Learn more about this in payment information.
Your Hospital Passport.
A Parent or Guardian must sign consent for children under 16 years of age.