Your stay in hospital


What you can expect

  • All your own medications will be prescribed on admission by doctors, unless inappropriate due to your current medical condition

  • A registered nurse will administer your prescribed medications, ensuring that they are taken and not left attended

  • A pharmacist is also available to review your medications

  • All new medications will be explained to you by a member of staff.

How you can help 

  • It is important to bring in all medications that you are taking at the time of your admission or to ask a relative or friend to bring them in

  • These medications must be handed to a member of the nursing staff and will be kept in a locked cupboard

  • Please take your medications when the nurse gives them to you.