General questions and what to expect - By Dr. Myran
The friendly hospital staff will inform you what time you need to be there.
Note - Dr. Myran operates privately through Waverley Private Hospital
The length of stay varies from person to person. Once we know that you are well enough to leave, you will be discharged. Most times it is a day procedure, so you go home the same day.
- If you develop a cough or fever in the week before you’re surgery, please inform Dr. Myran
- If you are sexually active you may need to have a pregnancy test depending on the last day of your period (prior to your procedure)
Private patients are asked to please settle their hospital account on admission. If you do not have private health insurance card with you, you will need to pay cash, cheque or credit card at the accounts office
You will be walked/shown into the operating theatre. After your procedure, you will rest in the recovery area. The friendly nursing staff will look after you during this time and offer you refreshments.
When you are feeling well enough, you can dress and wait until you are discharged by the medical team.
Your support person, friends or relatives are welcome to wait at the hospital during your stay. However visitors are not permitted into our admission and recovery areas. Please note there is limited space in our waiting room, visitors may wish to spend their time in our coffee shop.
You will need to arrange for someone to take you home after surgery. You will also need to have someone with you overnight. You will need to collect from the day surgery unit.
Once you are at home, please follow the Post-operative instructions sheet that we will give you. You may need to return for a follow-up appointment, if so information about your appointment will be posted to you.
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Lauren - Practice Manager
1 800 255 975
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