In-Patient Information

Ward routine:
  • The unit nurse will welcome you and orientate you with your room.
  • Your doctor and nurse will discuss with you a plan of care to tailor to your medical needs.
  • Nutritional/ dietary advice shall be provided if deemed necessary by our medical team.
  • A typical day at the ward starts between 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. with a wash and bed preparation. The room is ensured of its cleanliness by our housekeeping team. Meals are served according to schedule. ‘Lights out’ is at 10 p.m.

Preparing for surgery:
  • Your consultant will brief you in detail on the surgery procedures.
  • You or a family member will be asked to read, understand and sign a consent form.
  • You will undergo a pre-anesthesia check by the anesthetist.

Prior to surgery (where applicable):
  • You are required to fast the night before your surgery. You cannot even consume water.
  • Your doctor may instruct a bowel preparation prior to surgery.
  • The site of the surgery will be shaved or clipped and marked with a pen, where applicable.
  • Contact lenses, prosthesis, dentures and jewellery should be removed.