Port Macquarie Private Hospital

Day of Admission

WHAT TO BRING TO HOSPITAL

On the day of admission, please check in with the Receptionist at your admission location at the time indicated.  Please bring with you into hospital anything applicable to your admission including:

  • regular medications
  • relevant x-rays and / or test results
  • for a child - favourite toy, formula, bottle and any special dietary needs (if applicable)
  • slippers
  • night attire
  • toiletries
  • personal articles i.e. sanitary pads (if applicable)
  • method for settling your account
  • please do not bring valuables

DO NOT (unless your doctor gives you special instructions):

  • Eat or drink anything after midnight for morning surgery
  • Eat or drink anything after 6am for afternoon surgery – (a light breakfast prior to 6am is acceptable ie. tea and toast)
  • Smoke cigarettes or chew gum
  • Wear jewellery. A wedding ring and watch are permitted
  • Bring valuables i.e. mobile phone and large amounts of cash
  • Wear make-up or nail polish

Day procedure patients (additional information)

  • Please shower on the day of admission before coming to the Day Procedure Unit and put on clean clothes
  • Wear garments that are comfortable and easy to remove
  • Check with your nurse before informing relatives/friends regarding the time that you should be picked up