11 July 2012
Information for patients at their fingertips
Patients at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) can
now find important information about a stay in our hospitals in a
new bedside folder.
The folders have been produced with input from staff and
patients. They have useful information to help patients and their
visitors during a hospital stay.
Funded by Nottingham Hospitals Charity, the folders are
available next to each hospital bed and include information
- arrangements for mealtimes
- visiting times
- leaving hospital
- hospital facilities, including restaurants, cafes and
The folders are A5 ring binders and both the folders and the
pages inside have been produced so that they can be wiped clean, to
stop the spread of infection.
Jenny Leggott, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Nursing
and Midwifery at NUH, said: "Our aim is to ensure that our
patients' stay in hospital is as comfortable as possible; making
sure they feel cared for, safe and confident in the treatment we
"These bedside folders have been produced to provide our
patients with a range of information that we hope they find