Going tohospital

When you arrive, the admissions clerk will attend to the paperwork.

A nurse will ask your medical history, confirm your medications and ask you about any known allergies.

If you haven’t already signed a consent form, you'll do so before the procedure.

An anaesthetist will visit you to discuss which type of anaesthetic will be used. 

Your procedure

What happens in the operating theatre.


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