Patient wearing a facemask in the Brunel atrium talking to a volunteer move maker in a pink polo shirt. Patient check-in stands can be seen in the background.

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.

Learning Disability Nurses

The Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Service supports anyone with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or autism over 16 years old.

Visiting Times

Please read our Visiting Times Policy for guidance on our visiting arrangements.

The Brunel building

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.