Patients, Visitors & The Public

What you should not bring with you

Valuable personal property

The Trust places high priority on the safety and security of patients visitors and staff, however we cannot accept responsibility for loss of or damage to property belonging to you or your visitors.

  • Please do not bring in valuable items such as credit cards, jewelry or large sums of money.
  • Do not leave valuables unattended in your bedside locker or bed area.
  • If necessary sentimental items or money can be handed in for safekeeping in the hospital safe (a receipt will be given), but they are best left at home.


You are not allowed alcohol in hospital because it may interfere with your treatment. Alcohol is not permitted in any part of the hospital.


The Countess is a SmokeFree site and smoking is not permitted on any part of the hospital or its premises.