There are a few items you may wish to bring to make your stay more comfortable...
Clothing: Nightgown or pyjamas, dressing gown, slippers, socks, comfortable loose clothing (eg tracksuit) if your stay is more than two days. Bringing a pen is also recommended for any stay duration.
Toiletries:Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, hairbrush, shaving equipment, etc.
Food: Water/juice, snacks, fruit are often good supplements to the regular meals provided.
Medication: Bring all medication you are currently taking with you to the hospital. Medical staff will give advice on whether to keep taking these during your stay.
Mobile phone and charger: You are able to bring your mobile phone to hospital but we cannot accept responsiblity should it be damaged, lost or stolen.
Laundry: Laundry facilities are not available for patients' use. Please arrange for a support person to take away any clothing for cleaning as required.
Please don't bring these items to hospital.
Alcohol, drugs and cigarettes
Alcohol or illegal substances must not be brought onto the grounds. Smoking is not permitted within the grounds of Wairarapa Hospital.
Money and valuables - Large sums of money should not be kept in the hospital. Please do not bring jewellery. We do not accept responsibility for jewellery, watches, cash or other property unless it is given to a member of staff for safe keeping and a receipt is issued.
Personal items - We don't accept responsibility for damage to, or loss of, personal items such as books, personal TVs, radios, computers, videos, mobile phones, etc.