If you have a visual or hearing impairment

 To help us provide the best care and for our staff to understand your needs, if you are coming into hospital and you have a hearing or visual impairment please let us know as soon as possible.

 If you are staying as a patient overnight, with your permission our staff could display an eye or ear pictogram by your bedside. This will help those who are caring for you understand your communication needs.

 British Sign Language interpreters can also be arranged to support you during your stay.