Staying in hospital
A person who stays in hospital overnight is called an inpatient
You might stay in hospital because you are unwell and need treatment to make you better
You will stay on a ward. This is a room in the hospital with beds for people staying in hospital
The people staying in your room will have a similar illness to you
If you are a woman, you will stay in a room with other women
If you are a man, you will stay in a room with other men
You might stay in hospital for one night or more nights
You can read more about staying in hospital in our easy read booklets
Welcome to Guy's Hospital - information about your stay
What happens when you come to stay in Guy's Hospital.
Welcome to St Thomas' Hospital - information about your stay
What happens when you come to stay in St Thomas' Hospital.
Last updated: May 2022