The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Useful Information


If you are unable to attend the hospital for your appointment, please contact us as soon as possible on  01137334974. This is important, so that we can use that time to see other patients.


Do not stop taking vital medicines (Heart drugs, diuretics/water tablets, steroids etc).


It will state clearly in your letter whether the hospital has or has not arranged transport for you. We will only arrange transport if your GP or Referrer has requested it. If you are not sure or you need transport please contact you GP or Referrer and they will arrange this this for you.


You are strongly advised not to bring money or valuables in to the hospital. The Trust cannot accept responsibility for the loss of any property brought in to the hospital.


Under 16 years of age - It is Trust policy that parents/carers are not allowed to leave children unaccompanied in waiting areas. Unfortunately children cannot accompany patients into the examination room. If you do bring children with you then they must be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older, otherwise please contact the department to rearrange your appointment.