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Also if necessary:
Nurses will refer you to Countrywide Supplies Ltd who will provide some of the products you will require. A first order will be made by the nurses before discharge, which will be delivered to your home and they will explain how to obtain further supplies.
The District Nurse will telephone on first day after discharge to arrange a visit.
Stitches: any not removed in hospital will be removed by your Practice Nurse or possibly the District Nurse.
Out-patient appointment will be booked for 2 weeks after your discharge home in the Head and Neck clinic, at the Sussex Cancer Centre.
Royal Sussex County Hospital: 01273 696955
Level 8A East Ward : 01273 523174
Macmillan Speech and Language Therapist Brighton and Hove: 01273 696955, extension 7211
Macmillan Dietician: 01273 696955 Bleep 8171
Nutricia Nurse: 0845 7623650
Sussex Cancer Centre: 01273 696955, extension 4324
Head & Neck Co-ordinator: 01273 696955, extension 4485
Countrywide Supplies: 08007831659
Head and Neck Support Worker: 01273 696955, extension 7435
This information is intended for patients receiving treatment at Brighton and Haywards Heath.
The information here is for guidance purposes only and is in no way intended to replace professional clinical advice by a qualified practitioner.
Publication Date: July 2014
Review Date: July 2022