What's it like

What you need to know

Common questions asked by patients and families Read more...

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Meet the Play Department

Everyone likes playing – whether it's dressing a favourite... Read more...

Eating well

Being in hospital can do strange things to your appetite.... Read more...

What to pack in your...

When you're thinking about what to pack in your hospital... Read more...

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Your pre-admission...

If you are going to have an operation, you will come into... Read more...

Having a blood...

Some children and young people coming into hospital might... Read more...

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Infection Control – help...

A new infection control training video has been produced to... Read more...

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Nurses

There are many different kinds of nurses. Can you spot... Read more...

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Allied health...

Medical staff who are not doctors or nurses are known as... Read more...

Giving consent

"Informed consent" is vital. Read more...

Get ready! Let's...

Whatever your age, going into hospital for an operation can... Read more...

Talking to your child...

Explaining to your child why he or she is coming into... Read more...

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Support staff

Lots of people in hospitals help in ways that are not... Read more...

Visitors' Charter

What we promise to do and what we ask in return Read more...

Support groups

Meet others like you, and get good advice Read more...