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Going to Hospital

Find out lots of information here about going to hospital, going home, the acute liaison service and how we can help you.

Sometimes you might need to come to hospital for an operation or a test.

There are lots of resources on here that can help you to prepare and to know what to expect.

Please bring along your care passport which will help the staff to get to know you quickly.

The acute liaison service covers Sunderland Royal and Sunderland Eye Infirmary, if you need any help from them ring them on 0191 5656256 ext 47146.

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Contact Us

  • Health Promotion Team
  • Ground Floor
  • Monkwearmouth Hospital
  • Newcastle Road
  • Sunderland, SR5 1NB
Telephone 07468 710819

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