Going into hospital can be a difficult time both for you and your family but it can make the experience less stressful if you know what should happen to ensure the right support is in place when you are ready to leave.
Our guide will help you understand how planned and emergency admissions are handled, the quality of care you can expect and how your discharge will be handled.
Our factsheet goes into more detail and looks at how your discharge following NHS treatment should be managed and looks at the care and support decisions you may be asked to make. Similar processes should be followed regardless of whether you were admitted as an emergency or for planned treatment.
It looks at:
Download the Going into hospital information guide
Download the Hospital discharge arrangements factsheet (PDF 284 KB)
Download the NHS-produced guide, My roles and responsiblities: Helping to improve my recovery (PDF 1 MB)
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Information guide about going into hospital, your care and discharge arrangements.
Detailed factsheet on hospital discharge arrangements.
Detailed factsheet on intermediate care.
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