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Personal Belongings

The hospital authorities are not responsible for any valuables, money or other articles in your possession. Please leave jewellery and large sums of money at home. In the event of valuables being inadvertently brought to the hospital they should be handed to the Clinical Nurse Manager who will arrange for their safe custody and provide a receipt for items deposited.

If you retain personal items, e.g. walkman etc., for your own use in hospital, please be aware of the possibility of theft and take particular care of your belongings as the hospital cannot be responsible if items are lost or stolen.

Do not leave your bag unattended when you leave your ward/room.

What to bring with you

You should bring:

  • Documents and medical card and details of private health insurance if you
    have them
  • Name, address and contact number of your next of kin
  • All current medications, including any herbal or over the counter medicines
    that you are taking so that we can get a complete picture of your
    medication history
  • Nightwear, Dressing gown, Slippers, Toiletries
  • We advise you not to bring too much personal clothing as storage space is
    very limited
  • Aerosols are not allowed because of the sensitivity of the fire alarm
    (e.g. hair spray, deodorants etc.)

As the hospital does not provide a personal laundry service, please make
suitable arrangements with your relatives or friends.

Personal Belongings

The hospital is not responsible for any valuables, money or other articles in your possession. 
Please do not bring jewellery and large sums of money to the hospital. In the
event of valuables being brought to the hospital they should be handed to the
Clinical Nurse Manager who will arrange for their safe keeping.
If you keep personal items e.g. walkman etc., for your own use in hospital, take particular care of your belongings as the hospital cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items.
Electrical items such as computers, TVs and play stations should be left at
home as they not are permitted in the hospital.
Do not leave your bag unattended when you leave your ward/room.

Mobile Phones

Mobile phones should not be used in the hospital as they may interfere with sensitive equipment used to assist in the care of seriously ill patients.