Why do I need a NG tube?
- Swallowing is not safe for you.
The NG is safe – Liquid food and drink goes directly into your stomach or
- You are not eating enough.
What is a NG?
- An NG is a tube that goes through your nose, down your throat and into your stomach.
- A special kind of liquid food and drink goes down the tube.
We are smoke-free
Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the hospital campus. For advice and support in quitting, contact your GP or the free NHS stop smoking helpline on 0800 169 0 169.
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Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
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