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  1. Skin care and preventing pressure sores in hospital

    27 May 2019

    During a stay in hospital, your skin may be affected by staying in bed or sitting in one position for too long, your mobility, your hydration and diet, and your physical condition...

  2. Preventing falls in hospital

    27 May 2019 Preventing falls in hospital

    All patients are vulnerable to falls regardless of age, although as you get older, there is a higher risk of falling...

  3. Mind and mood in hospital

    27 May 2019 Mind and mood in hospital

    Sticking to your normal routine as much as possible and trying to feel comfortable and aware of your surroundings can help your mind and mood while in hospital...

  4. Pain management in hospital

    27 May 2019

    Managing your pain can help your recovery in hospital...

  5. Health assessments in hospital

    27 May 2019

    Regular assessments are performed by hospital staff during your hospital stay. Assessments help to find the cause of your illness and check your ability to do day-to-day tasks...

  6. Going to the toilet in hospital

    27 May 2019

    It is important to talk with your healthcare professionals about any continence issues that you may experience when you are in hospital, so staff can investigate and help to solve the problem...

  7. Eating and drinking in hospital

    27 May 2019

    Eating well and drinking plenty of water while staying in hospital is important to your health and recovery...

  8. Medication in hospital

    21 May 2019

    Medications play an important role in your recovery...

  9. Hospitals feedback and complaints

    15 May 2019

    You have rights when seeking medical care, including a right to comment on your care, and to have your concerns addressed...

  10. Swallowing problems in hospital

    14 May 2019

    If you cough or choke when you are eating, or find that food or medication ‘sticks’ in your mouth or throat, you may have a swallowing problem...