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Going to hospital

If you're going to hospital, you probably have many questions. What should I bring? What should I do about my regular medications? What care can I expect during my stay?

See the below articles and booklets to answer your questions and make your hospital stay as smooth, safe and comfortable as possible.

We wish you all the very best for your hospital stay.

Booklet 1

Booklet 2

Booklet 3

Going to Hospital (PDF 1.2MB)

Staying Safe in Hospital (1.6MB)

Now You Are Home (1.1MB)

Booklet 3: Patient First – Now You Are Home

Going home checklist

Patient safety card


Going home checklist (PDF 888KB)

8 simple steps (PDF 1.5MB)



Also available in languages other than English in the next section.

More information

Video – Going to hospital

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Read the video transcript – Going to hospital.


Acknowledgements

Patient Safety and Clinical Quality


This publication is provided for education and information purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical care. Information about a therapy, service, product or treatment does not imply endorsement and is not intended to replace advice from your healthcare professional. Readers should note that over time currency and completeness of the information may change. All users should seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional for a diagnosis and answers to their medical questions.

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