We have put together a handy list of items you may want to bring with you for your stay in hospital:

  • A small bag or case
  • Your medication
  • Your Enhanced Recovery Pack
  • Nightwear
  • Comfortable day clothes
  • Good fitting shoes or slippers
  • Lip balm
  • Toiletries (including mouthwash)
  • Reading material/Kindle
  • Tablet/earphones
  • Chewing gum
  • Glasses
  • Earplugs
  • Small amount of money

Things to remember!


  • Remove all jewellery and body piercings
  • Avoid lotion, cream and perfume
  • Prosthetics will have to be removed before theatre
  • Contact lenses and dentures need to be removed