Brunel entrance

Coming to Hospital

Before You Arrive

Before you arrive at hospital, please make sure you tell us if you have any special needs.

What To Bring

Please bring any medicines, tablets or inhalers that you take, including prescriptions.

Who You Might See

You will see many different members of staff on the wards.


We serve 3 daily meals on all our wards. Where possible, local produce is used.

The Brunel building


We aim to be a smokefree site. We are keen to help people stop smoking. Call the NHS smoking advice service on 0800 0224332 or see your GP, the benefits begin the minute you stop.

Atrium Buggy

A motorised buggy, which seats six and includes space for a bariatric patient, is available Monday-Friday 8am-4pm in the 280 metre atrium of the Brunel building.

Driven by volunteers, patients and visitors with mobility problems or who struggle to walk long distances can get a lift to their appointment on the buggy - Just wave to stop the buggy.