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Everyone matters to us. We care for more than one million patients a year from our local community and further afield.

These pages provide patients, their families and carers with a whole host of useful information - from directions to the different Hospitals, catering facilities and visiting times to where to go for support and advice. You can also download handy information for in-patients (those admitted to hospital overnight or longer) - from what to bring, where to go and what happens.

If you are coming to an appointment click here for a list of the types of questions to ask and handy hints.

Choose Well - Using the right NHS Service helps both you as a patient and the NHS.

To the right are the information leaflets for this year's Choose Well information which provides you with information on how to access the right service for you.

Help us to get better

We're committed to care and we want your opinion on how we can improve. To have your say, please click here to let us know how we're doing

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Teaching and Research

We are a national centre of excellence, and research and training is an important part of our work. Medical students may be present during your consultation and you may also be asked to take part in research studies. This is entirely voluntary and your decision will not affect your treatment.