Surgery Checklist

contact our rooms if you have had Covid in the 7 weeks (adults) or 4 weeks (children) leading up to surgery

if you intend to travel overseas, you are required to be back in Australia for a minimum of 7 days (adults) and 7 days (children) prior to your surgery

review pre and post operative information relevant to your surgery HERE

cease herbal medications and supplements, blood thinning medication, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (eg. Nurofen) 2 weeks prior to surgery, as per your surgeons instructions

contact your health fund to ensure you are covered for your procedure/s at the relevant hospital, to avoid your surgery fees increasing

if you have any billing enquiries for your anaesthetist, you will find their contact details by selecting your anaesthetist’s name HERE

sign and return surgical consent and your surgery quote to:

ensure we have a current referral on file. If we do not have a current referral, costs associated with your care/aftercare may not be able to claimed via Medicare

complete pre-operative tests eg. hearing tests, blood tests, ECG, X-rays/scans (if required)

complete the online admission form for your relevant hospital. Our hospitals are listed HERE

pay the surgeons fees prior to your surgery date

ensure you have a Rapid Antigen Test on the morning of your surgery, regardless of age or vaccination status.

The hospital will contact you the business day prior to your surgery and advise of fasting and admission times.

Please contact our rooms on 9451 9883 – option 4
if you have any concerns regarding the above information, or if you need to reschedule your operation.