To the OP:
The unit where I work allows some supplies in the infant's bed drawers (be it giraffe, RW or OC) and a bedside cart with a larger drawer for general hospital linens, a larger drawer for personal supplies such as clothing, a smaller drawer for feeding supplies such as bottles, nipples, oral syringes & feed tubing. Another smaller drawer keeps IV supplies, heelwarmers, lancets, alcohol, chloropreps, saline wipes, leads, KY packets and a few other odds & ends.
The infant's bed drawer will usually have suction catheters, saline bullets, tapes, extra positioners, leftover hemostats, scissors, topical creams, diaper creams and maybe some extra hats.
An interesting thing is that they used to change their minds every few months about what happened when the infant was discharged. Obviously if packaging had been opened, then the supply was discarded, but I never could keep up with whether we were discarding or crediting back intact supplies. Thankfully for the past several years, we've stayed consistent with crediting back supplies with intact packaging (as long as the infant is not in isolation).
Bortaz. . .
It always amuses me what each hospital tries to pass off as "Joint Commission" requirements that are really just some management type's preference. I used to call them on it when I worked at two different hospitals by questioning why another hospital 10 miles away just passed their survey and they aren't required to or forbidden from . . . . I got them to admit on a few things that it was really a "physician preference" or "Well, our manager prefers".