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Planning your Day Surgery at St Vincent's Private Hospital Sydney (PDF 271.3KB)
If your admission is within the next seven (7) days, please:
If your admission is greater than seven (7) days:
You will be contacted via SMS to your mobile for your arrival and fasting instructions. If you do not have a mobile, you will receive a telephone call.
The Hospital accepts no responsibility for loss of any personal items such as jewellery, hearing aids, dentures, glasses, etc.
If there is any change in your general condition such as a cold, or fever, please contact your doctor the day prior to your scheduled procedure.
On the day you are scheduled to have surgery:
Staff will check that you have signed the consent for your procedure. If you have not done this prior to your admission, you will be asked to do so by your doctor prior to any sedation or anaesthetic being administered.
If you are having eye surgery:
If you need to contact your surgeon urgently, and have been unable to do so, please telephone 02 8382 7111 and ask for the Assistant Director of Nursing who will assist you.