About your room
North Shore University Hospital offers private, semi-private and deluxe rooms, all nonsmoking . If you request a private room, a Patient Access Services representative will review any additional cost details with you before assigning the room to you.
Patient rooms offer television service at a reasonable rate, as well as complimentary wireless access (also available in visitor lounges and food service facilities). Cell phones and other wireless devices may be used by patients and visitors in patient rooms and in all areas of the hospital in conjunction with the facility's wireless device policy. You may use only battery-operated devices in your room.
Electrical appliances not permitted for room use include:
- Electric razors
- Hair dryers
- TVs, other than the one that is installed
Personal items for patients at North Shore University Hospital
Each patient will have a small, unlocked area to store personal items. Please note that:
- The hospital is not responsible for lost or broken items unless these items were taken into our care, custody and control.
- The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are stored using the valuable envelopes, and the receipt is initialed appropriately. If you lose something, please notify your nurse right away, and we will make every effort to help you find it. Unclaimed articles are turned in to the Environmental Services Department, where they are kept for 30 days. To inquire about lost items, please contact the NSUH Environmental Services Department at (516) 562-4155.