Once you have received a letter with the date, time and
place for your child's hospital procedure, we ask that you confirm
Phoning the number that has been provided on your letter
Phoning 0800 PATIENT (0800 728436)
Please read your letter carefully. It will
contain any special instructions for your child that you need to
follow before their procedure, such as whether they are allowed
anything to eat or drink beforehand.
Some of our procedures are carried out in other locations
besides Starship or the Greenlane Clinical Centre - you need to
make sure you are in the right place at the right
time on the right day.
If your child becomes unwell in the week before their hospital
admission, please go to your doctor (GP) for advice or
If your child is unwell in the 24 hours before their admission,
or if you have any general questions, please phone the number on
your letter or the 0800 number above to ask for advice.