Visitors are able to attend our facilities in Metro South Health. Please refer to the visiting restrictions for more information.
Whether you're staying overnight or just a day patient, you will need to bring:
If you are coming to hospital for day surgery, please also bring:
If you are staying overnight, please also bring:
If you are on warfarin, aspirin or any other blood thinning medication, including some herbal preparations, please check with your surgeon or anaesthetist if you should keep taking this medication.
If you take tablets for you blood pressure or heart, please take these with just a sip of water on the day of surgery unless your doctor, pharmacist or registered nurse tells you otherwise.
Please stop taking any herbal, Chinese or complementary medicines two weeks prior to any surgery, or on the advice of your surgeon or anaesthetist, as these may cause problems with your surgical procedure.