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Your visit to the hospital

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We've developed this section to help you find out everything you need to know about our hospitals when you need to use our services either as a patient or as a visitor.  We want to provide you with this information to make your visit easier, for example by being able to decide what you need to bring with you and to help make you aware of the facilities we have available.  This guide should help you if you are an inpatient, outpatient or visitor.

We aim to deliver consistently high standards of care in everything that we do and we are always pleased to hear of anything you have to say and any suggestions you might have to help us continuously improve our services.

You can help us to improve our services and let us know what you think by providing us with feedback.(to add link)

You can also comment about your experience on the NHS Choices website.

You can find out more about your rights and responsibilities in the NHS Constitution.




Have your say...

"I feel I should offer a word of thanks to you for the care shown to my neighbour.....Dr's, Registrars, Staff Nurses and Nurses alike were caring and professional.  I would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to them all, from admissions to Ward 14 and Ward 52."   John Lethbridge, Mayor of Bishop Auckland.