How do I prepare for surgery?
The majority of hospitals will now ask you attend a pre-operative assessment clinic or have a telephone assessment. This allows us to assess your fitness for surgery and ensures you are fully prepared for your operation this will include;
- Giving a health history
- Providing blood samples.
- Obtaining an MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staph-Aureus) swabs if necessary.
- Giving a medication history (please bring your medications with you)
- Giving you the opportunity to answer any questions you may have.