What to Bring on Admission | Bermuda Hospitals Board

  • Pre-admission package, if you received one during your pre-admission assessment
  • Identification and insurance information
  • All your prescription drugs and herbal remedies
  • Toiletries including toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, soap, powder, shampoo, deodorant, skin creams, sanitary napkins, breast pads, disposable diapers (if required)
  • Hair dryer, razor
  • Housecoat, slippers, underwear, socks and shoes
  • Child’s favourite toy or blanket (if required)
  • Money for telephone (40 calls for $20) and television ($13/day, $65/week) access


What not to Bring

  • Personal electrical appliances (except hair dryer and razor)
  • Valuables such as jewellery, credit cards, large sums of money or anything of sentimental value, we recommend that you keep no more than $5.00 to $10.00 at your bedside
  • Alcohol
  • Non-prescription drugs
  • Fragrances such as perfume, aftershave, lotions, etc.
  • Potted plants


Hearing aids, dentures, contact lenses and glasses must be removed before surgery.

Should you lose an item, please notify the nurse manager on your ward.