Your Surgeon will advise you what time you are to arrive on day of surgery. There is plenty of carparking available onsite.
On your day of surgery, please report to Anglesea Hospital Reception at the time given to you by your Surgeons rooms.
You will be greeted by one of our friendly reception staff, you will be required to check all of your personal details and verify the spelling of your name, your date of birth and address are correct. This is a very important check to ensure your correct details continue through the system.
Once this is completed you will be asked to wait in the waiting room until your admitting nurse is ready for you.
From here, you will enter an admission room. This is where we will check all of your medical history, check the procedure you are having, record your height, weight, blood pressure etc and answer any further questions you may have.
Once this is completed, you will either be taken through to our daystay or overnight ward areas.
From here, the following is likely to occur:
Once you have entered the theatre waiting area, all of your details will be rechecked before proceeding to theatre.
The amount of time spent in theatre will be dependant on the procedure you are having.