Going Into Hospital With A Learning Disability

Patient Leaflets Team

…preferences, and to understand the help they may need while in hospital. It may be possible to arrange a meeting before the hospital stay. Let the hospital know about the learning disability in advance. Before going into hospital, make sure the hospital staff are aware of the type of disability…

AAA Screening Clinic Venues

…do not hesitate to contact the Screening Programme Office on 01482 675507. Ripon Community Hospital, Ripon Address Ripon Community Hospital, Firby Lane, Ripon, HG4 2PR Clinic Frequency Quarterly (10.00am – 3.45pm) Ripon Community Hospital is located on Firby Lane in Ripon. There is a free hospital car park opposite the…

Detention of Patients Already in Hospital

Patient Leaflets Team

…what will happen. If it is decided that you do not need to stay, they (or another member of staff) will talk to you about what other help you should have. If you have not been told you have to stay in hospital by the end of the 72 hours,…

Hull Major Trauma Centre, Hull Royal Infirmary – Information For Patients And Relatives

Patient Leaflets Team

Hospital Scarborough Hospital Our Major Trauma Centre and Trauma Unit Network Above: Network of Major Trauma Units and the Major Trauma Centre for North Yorkshire and Humberside. Please note that Minor Injuries Units are not part of the Major Trauma Network, but will transfer any patient to the appropriate hospital

Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) – Easy Read

Patient Leaflets Team

…Gareth is confused. He doesn’t understand how ill he is and why he needs to stay in hospital. Hospital staff have tried lots of different ways to explain to Gareth why he needs to stay in hospital. Gareth would not be safe if he went home. He needs a lot…

Fractures of the Ankle Requiring Surgery: What to expect during your hospital stay

Patient Leaflets Team

…advised by the nurses caring for you whether or not these medications can be taken as normal before surgery. The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust operates a no smoking policy in and around hospital grounds. We strongly recommend that you adhere to this because smoking can cause nausea and…

Fractures of the Wrist Requiring Surgery: What to expect during your hospital stay.

Patient Leaflets Team

Hospitals NHS Trust operates a no smoking policy in and around hospital grounds. We strongly recommend that you adhere to this because smoking can cause nausea and vomiting after surgery and prolong your hospital stay. Smoking is also known to delay bone healing. What will happen? You will be admitted…

Visitors asked to stay away from hospital when they’re sick

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Visitors are being urged to stay away from hospital when they are poorly as staff at Hull Royal Infirmary deal with this winter’s first outbreak of Norovirus. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is asking visitors to stay away from Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital if they have…

Coming into Hospital for Cataract Surgery

Patient Leaflets Team

…to bring valuables or money to the hospital. The Trust will not accept responsibility for loss or theft. Please eat and drink normally before coming into hospital unless you have been advised not to do so. What will happen? On arrival at the Eye Hospital Please book in with the…

Gynaecology Oncology Enhanced Recovery

Patient Leaflets Team

…care in place for your discharge home. We would also encourage your relatives/friends to provide support and assistance for you at home. Whilst in hospital we will reduce your length of stay by admitting you on the day of surgery and use less invasive surgical techniques if possible. After your…