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What to bring to hospital (BSL)
Thank you for choosing University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust for your care. To make your time with us comfortable you may like to bring a few things with you for your stay.
- your admission letter
- casual loose fitting clothes for the day
- hairbrush, comb and shampoo
- toothpaste, toothbrush, denture pot, denture cleaner
- soap, face wash, shower gel, moisturiser and other toiletries
- towels, face cloth, sponge
- shaving equipment
- sanitary care
- all the prescribed medicines you are already taking
- a small amount of money for the telephone, newspapers and soft drinks
- hand wipes, tissues or paper handkerchiefs
- if you normally use an aid or appliance please bring this with you
- change of nightwear and underwear, slippers and dressing gown
If you wish to bring with you a CD player, tape cassette, mini disc player, 'iPod' or similar, please check with the ward prior to admission. The use of headphones with these items is essential.
The Trust would advise against bring high value items into the hospital and cannot be held liable for any loss or damage.
We aim to make your visit or stay as comfortable as possible and if there is anything else we can help you with either before or after your visit please do not hesitate to contact the number on your admission letter.
We can arrange for sign language interpreters for your appointment or overnight stay, at absolutely no personal cost to you. If you need to access these services, please contact the ward or clinic you are attending or contact the Trust’s Health Information Centre for further information. The Centre can be contacted on 024 7696 6050.
Reviewed 27 August 2014