Inpatients

We treat around 95,000 inpatients every year. Many of these are for planned operations but over 60,000 are admitted as emergencies, either after attending A&E or after a GP has referred a patient straight to one of our admissions units. This section provides some practical information for patients who stay on one of our wards.

  • Patient Food and Drink

    During your stay on the ward you will be served three meals a day. At lunch time and tea time we try and prevent unnecessary…

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  • Medical Equipment

    Patients may be connected to equipment as part of their treatment. It is important that this is not touched or interfered with in any way.…

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  • Personal Items

    We provide lockers by each bed for storing personal items. However, please do not bring: Large amounts of money Valuables such as jewellery Television or…

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  • Protected Mealtimes

    Between 12:30pm and 1:30pm, and 5pm and 6pm, we try to stop all unnecessary visits to our wards. This is so that our nurses and…

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  • Internet, TV, Radio and Phone

    At City Hospital there is a WiFi service available to all patients and guests. This service offers 15 minutes of free internet access via personal…

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  • Medicines

    We ask patients to bring existing medicines in to hospital with them. This is so that we see what medicines they are currently taking and…

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