Your specialist will make the necessary arrangements to reserve your stay at the Sydney Surgical Centre.
When you see your specialist a Booking Form will be completed and sent to the Sydney Surgical Centre to confirm your booking.
You will also be given a handy Patient Information Booklet to take home with you. This booklet has important and helpful information about your stay at the Sydney Surgical Centre. You can keep this booklet with you for your preparation to stay at the Sydney Surgical Centre and bring it with you on the day of your booking.
On the day before your stay at the Sydney Surgical Centre, our Patient Co-ordinator will contact you to let you know what time to arrive. Everyone is given an individual arrival time to minimise waiting and streamline your stay.
Our friendly Patient Co-ordinator will take you through what to expect during your stay and any instructions, including fasting and what to bring with you. They will also let you know whether you will be covered by your health fund, and if there are any gap fees you may need to pay such as an excess or co-payment for your health fund policy.
Please note you will be required to make arrangements for a responsible adult to take you home after surgery and stay with you that night. This is an important policy we have in place for your safety.
Unless your doctor gives you different or special instructions, it is important to adhere to our general guidelines for your stay, including: