Patient Check List
Commence fasting at the time nominated by your doctor. You may take any normal prescribed medications as usual with a sip of water, unless advised otherwise by your doctor.
Please shower and wash your hair before arriving at the surgery.
Do not wear jewellery, nail polish, fragrance or deodorants.
Do not bring large sums of money, jewellery or other valuable items, as we cannot accept responsibility for their security.
Wear loose, comfortable clothes with a front opening or button top.
Do not smoke on the day of the procedure.
If you wear glasses or contact lenses, please bring a case for their safekeeping
To ensure that you are relaxed before your procedure, please allow sufficient time to arrive at The Endoscopy Centre. The time indicated on your admission form is the time you should arrive at the centre. Your operation will be approximately 15 to 20 minutes after your arrival time, although it is not possible to give an exact time for your operation.
At reception you will be asked to complete any outstanding paperwork/financial consent.
Please remember to bring the following with you:
- All current medication that you take regularly
- Any recent relevant x-rays or scans
- Medicare card
- Pension / Veterans’ Affairs card
- Private health insurance card (where applicable)
- Pension card or health care card (where applicable)