During Your Stay

Privacy Practices

The Notice of Privacy Practices of Slidell Memorial Hospital describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to it. Please click here to download a copy of this notice.

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Slidell Memorial Hospital shall provide access to treatment or accommodations that are available or medically indicated, regardless of race, age, religion/spiritual preference, national origin, cultural background, sex, sexual preferences, physical impairment(s), mental impairment, diagnosis, the ability to pay or source of payment.


SMH volunteers deliver letters, cards, flowers, gifts and e-mails to patients throughout the day. If cards, parcels, letters or e-mails arrive for you after your discharge, they will be forwarded to your home mailing address.
NewspapersNewspapers can be purchased directly outside of the Florida Avenue entrance to the hospital.

For the Hearing Impaired

A telecommunications device is available to help the hearing-impaired patients or patients who want to communicate with a hearing-impaired relative or friend. Arrangements can also be made by your nurse to have a person who uses sign language help a hearing-impaired or deaf patient.


Your nurse has access to interpreters for a number of foreign languages, should a patient require it.



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