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Please be aware average time of discharge from both the antenatal and postnatal wards is around 16.00

Please be patient as each discharge involves:

  • Ensuring you have been signed out by a doctor.
  • If you are on the postnatal ward, your baby needs to be seen by a paediatrician (baby doctor).
  • Ordering and collecting any medication you need to take home from pharmacy. 
  • Completing a full check on you, and on your baby if you are on the postnatal ward.
  • Completing all relevant postnatal discharge paperwork, including a discharge talk about what to expect in the next few weeks.

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Last updated - 22 May 2014
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