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.