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Bedside Guide for Patients. Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

In 2014 ey communications won a pitch to design

a new publication for Frimley Park Hospital – a Bedside Guide for Patients.

The Guide is a document designed to improve patient From a practical point-of-view the document needed to 

experience. It is a central source for useful information have a small footprint on the bedside, it was important to 

that is easily accessible and easy to understand – letting be able to update some of the content; and it needed to 

patients know what to expect during their stay on a meet the hospital’s Infection Control requirements.

particular ward; empowering patients to be involved in 

their care and treatment and, most importantly, to Our succesful design is a wiro-bound ‘tent’ document, 

prepare patients for leaving the hospital.with three tabbed-sections and 17 pages made from 

wipe-clean PolyPropylene. It includes a pocket on the 

The design needed to be friendly and easy to read. It back of the tent for ward-specific leaflets and a map. 

had to be accessible by the elderly and patients with We also designed a Word template for the ward-specific 

visual impairment. And, be simple to understand for documents, so they can be regularly updated and 

non-english speaking patients.printed by the Hospital.

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