Surgical Procedures

 

Anaesthesia

It is important to provide your anaesthesiologist with your detailed medical history and drug list.

It is extremely important that no fluids or solids are consumed for at least six hours prior to anaesthesia. Should you eat or drink during this period, your operation/procedure will be cancelled.

Admittance

Certain preparations are required prior to surgery and it is imperative that you report for admission timeously as described below.

Discuss your admission time with your Specialist / Medical Practitioner or contact the hospital after 17:00

Please note, you need to produce your ID-document and your Medical Aid card to the Admissions Clerk.

Day Patients

Day patients (discharged after surgery):

Discuss your admission time with your Specialist / Medical Practitioner or contact the hospital after 17:00

 

Please note, you need to produce your ID-document and your Medical Aid card to the Admissions Clerk.

 

Ceasarian

Discuss your admission time with your Specialist / Medical Practitioner or contact the hospital after 17:00, or as arranged with by your Dr / Gynae

 

Please note, you need to produce your ID-document and your Medical Aid card to the Admissions Clerk.

Para-Medic

Should your doctor decide that physiotherapy treatment is necessary, he will make  the necessary arrangements with a physiotherapist of your choice.

 

Private Para-Medic facilities; eg:

- Audiologist
- Dietician
- Occupational Therapist
- Speech Therapist

Laboratory

Laboratory services are located in the specialist consulting room block.