Patients and visitors
Coming to hospital can be an anxious time for patients, and for families and carers. We want to reassure you that we work hard to provide a safe, quality and reliable health service.
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What to bring to hospital

Whether you're visiting us for a day appointment or you're staying overnight, you'll need to know what to expect, what to bring and where you can get

Transport and Parking

There are many ways to get to and from Ipswich Hospital and Ipswich Health Plaza. These include public transport (train and bus) and shuttle bus pick

Visiting Hours

Each of our health facilities has different visiting times. We ask visitors to be considerate of the needs and privacy of all other patients.

Discharged patients
Our staff will work with you to plan your return home after your stay in hospital. This will help to ensure that you have everything you need for a
Pre-admission and surgery
Preparing for surgery can feel overwhelming if you don't know what to expect.
You can breathe easy! We provide a smoke-free environment for our staff, patients and visitors.
All patients are required to pay for discharge medications.
As our patient, you not only have the right to safe and high quality health care, but also to be treated with respect, dignity and be included in all