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What to bring into hospital

 We know coming into hospital can be a worrying time so we would like to help you know what to bring in with you.

 

Please remember space is limited so we respectfully ask that any belongings should be bought in a small holdall and no bigger.

 

 

 What to Bring

 

           Any medicines you are currently taking including any over the counter or herbal medicine products    

 

 

    

 Your copy of the Hospital Passport or This Is Me booklet

 

 

 

Glasses, hearing aids and any other communication aid you may need

 

 

 

 Any toiletries you may need which can include sanitary and continence products

 

    You may bring a flannel and towel. False teeth should be bought in a labelled container

 

 

 

    Comfortable clothing to wear during the day, good fitting non-slip shoes or

 

 

      closed in non-slip slippers. Nightwear and dressing gown for wearing at night

 

 

 

 Magazines and books, mobile phone, music player and small amount of change for newspapers or items from the trolley 

Please be aware the hospital cannot accept responsibility for the loss of any valuable property not given to staff for safe keeping

                   

 

 

              Walking stick, zimmer frames or any other walking aid you may need

 

 

 

What NOT to bring

Please be aware Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust cannot accept responsibility for the loss of any valuable property not given to staff for safe keeping

For this reason we politely ask you not to bring

 

     Large sums of money or valuable items such as jewellery

 

 

 

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Queen Alexandra Hospital
Cosham, Portsmouth
PO6 3LY
Tel: 023 9228 6000

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