Staff will discuss post-operative care required before you are discharged from hospital. If you have any questions or concerns or are unclear about any part of your care please speak to our staff prior to your discharge from hospital.
Within 24 hours after having an anaesthetic you must NOT:
- drive a motor vehicle
- drink alcohol
- operate heavy machinery
- sign important documents.
It is important that you make transport arrangements before you come to hospital. If you have had a day only procedure it is advisable that someone stay at home with you overnight.