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Going home from Ward 2

Medication given on discharge

Please find below a list of all the medications your child will need on discharge from hospital.

Medication name Dose Frequency Last given

Alongside your medications for home you will find a copy of your child’s prescription. Please hand this in to your GP.

If you find that your child is still in severe pain, despite having given them all the pain killers they are able to have, and allowing adequate time for them to work, then you should either contact your GP or the ward for advice. There may be an underlying problem that is causing them pain.

Remember

There should be named instruction labels on all of your child’s medication from Pharmacy, however if you ever have any queries or questions regarding your child’s medication the ward staff are available 24 hours a day to give help and advice.

Child’s details

Hospital number: ______________

Consultant: __________________

Reason for admission: ____________________________________

Follow-up appointment

Appointment date (if arranged): _____________________________

If your appointment has not been arranged it will be forwarded on to your home address. If however you have not received this within 3 days please ring the appointments line. They may ask you for your child’s hospital number which you can find above.

Wound care advice

Wound checks due: ______________________________________

Wounds to be checked by: _________________________________

Any specific wound care advice: _________________________________

Please contact the ward for advice if you have any concerns about your child’s wounds.

Any other information (if required):

 

 

 

Contact us

Ward 2

0114 271 7392 or 0114 271 7394

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Disclaimer

Please note this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s. The details in this resource may not necessarily reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If you have specific questions about how this resource relates to your child, please ask your doctor.

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Rachael Clayton

NHS

Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TH

United Kingdom

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