Tobacco and Alcohol


Please bear in mind that the hospital is a place that cares for people’s health. Valais Hospital has been non-smoking since May 2007, and smoking is prohibited inside all the hospital establishments.

When you are admitted, either to the Pre-Operative Evaluation Unit (unité d’évaluation préopératoire, UEP), to Accident & Emergency or to a department where you are going to be hospitalised, please do not hesitate to ask for help. The doctor overseeing your admission may temporarily prescribe a tobacco substitute for you and/or provide for a hospital consultation for treatment of tobacco use and dependence.


The consumption of alcohol is not recommended and may be incompatible with your treatment. For this reason, the consumption of alcoholic drinks during your stay is only allowed at the discretion of the doctor, if at all,.
No alcohol consumption is permitted in the psychiatric hospital in Malévoz.

A l'hôpital psychiatrique de Malévoz, toute consommation d'alcool est interdite.