Being discharged from the hospital

Your doctor and nurse will discuss your further treatment with you before you’re discharged from the hospital and sent home or to another place of care. If you have any doubts about how you’ll manage at home, please take it up with the staff.

Before you’re discharged, you’ll get instructions on possible follow-up visits and who to contact in case you need further instructions. You will be given information on how to get and use assistive equipment, if you need it. Make sure you go through all instructions on further treatment with the staff. Your doctor will provide you with all the necessary certificates and prescriptions.

Make sure to take all your personal belongings with you, including your X-rays and medication.

Discuss your journey home with the staff. They will let you know which measure of transport is suitable for your condition.

 are at your service. They provide individual guidance on social security, applying for services, rehabilitation, discharging, further treatment and patient rights.

Feedback

We hope you give us feedback on your treatment. You can give your feedback to the staff of your ward, or you can fill in a feedback form.

If you have any worries or questions concerning your treatment, you can express your concern both orally or in writing. We recommend you contact your doctor, nurse or the head nurse of the unit in question. If your feedback requires further examining, you can contact the chief physician of the specialty in question.

You’ll find a feedback form on the Health Care District website. You can use it for general feedback on our services. Please do not include any confidential patient information or personal data in your message. For more information on patient rights, see the section for ombudsmen.

Documents

After you’re discharged from the hospital, you or your guardian will be sent information on your treatment. If you have given the permission, the same information will be sent to your referring doctor or institution.

As a patient, you have the right to see all patient information on you. If you notice something is wrong, you have the right to correct the information.