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Preparing for your visit

Please see the links below for information about how best to prepare for your visit to hospital. Whether you are an inpatient, an outpatient or a day surgery patient you can find out what you'll need to bring with you and learn more about things like fasting if you're having an operation. You can also find out more about the hospital and your treatment in the related linked section.

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Planning your visit to clinic

Leaflets containing important information to help you plan your visit to the clinic at our hospitals:

Admission to hospital

The doctor might decide that you should be admitted to hospital. They may not be able to give you a definite date for admission but should be able to give you an approximate idea of when it might be. 

Your name will be put on the consultant's waiting list and you may be asked if you could come in at short notice, should a bed become available. If your condition changes while you are on the waiting list you should see your GP. They may wish to arrange for you to be seen again at the hospital. 
If, for any reason, you no longer need or want your treatment, please inform the hospital so that your name can be removed from the waiting list.

Please contact our Booking centre to cancel or rearrange your appointment.