Hospital stay and treatment
Food and drink
You can make your selection from the daily hospital menu.
There is a radio by every bed. There is a television with cable TV in the day room of the ward. There are also TV sets in ceratain private rooms, although not on all wards. Ask the staff if there is any chance of getting access to a mobile TV.
It is allowed to use mobile phones in most public spaces within the hospital area. Ask the staff about the rules applying in the unit where you are being treated.
You can make and receive calls from the telephone placed by your bed. The call fees will be added to your normal telephone bill. People with a hearing impediment may borrow a textphone from the hospital exchange. Public card and coin phones are available in the entrance halls and on som of the wards. Cards can be purchased at the information desk in each of the hospital buildnings.
All members of the staff are under an obligation to observe professional secrecy. This means that it is you yourself who decide whether information on your state of helth can be passed on and, if so, to whom. Your ward will have reserved special hours for telephone inguiries.
When the doctors make their rounds of the wards, you will be able to talk to the doctor responsible for your treatment. You can also request a private talk either with your doctor or with some other member of the staff.