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Before you are discharged from hospital please ensure you:

  • Understand about continuing medication, dressings and follow up appointment prior to leaving.
  • Remember to take x-rays or medication.
  • Stop by reception before you leave to ensure your account has been finalized.
  • Have arranged someone to drive you from the hospital and to care for you for at least 24 hours

After you get home

Depending on the type of surgery you have had, some patients can expect to experience some of the following; pain, nausea, sore throat, muscle pain, disturbed ability to concentrate. If you experience any other problems which are of concern to you, please contact the Nurses Station immediately. Should your symptoms persist beyond 24 hours please contact your doctor or your local Emergency department.