You will be provided with a scheduled surgery date and reporting in time.
For General Anaesthetic, nothing to eat or drink six hours prior to your report time at Braemar Hospital
For Local Anaesthetic/IV please check directly with Anglesea OMS
For local anaesthetic, no fasting is required
take all your regular medications with a small sip of water.
Diabetic patients or those on blood thinners (Warfarin, Aspirin, Persantin, Dipyridamole, Dabigatran, Pradaxa) are to obtain specific advice from their surgeon
it is preferable not to smoke for at least 24 hours prior to surgery
Let your surgeon or anaesthetist know if you are feeling unwell or have symptoms of a cold or flu.
All herbal remedies should be discontinued 1 week prior to surgery.