Covid test must be done 48 hours prior to surgery. No patient will be admitted without a NEGATIVE Covid result
No preparation needed prior to surgery, like shaving etc.
Nothing to eat or drink 6 hours before your procedure
If you take blood thinners for irregular heartbeat or as part of high blood pressure treatment, please stop it 7 days before the surgery
If you take blood thinners (Warfarin) for previous blood clots or heart valve replacement, please ask your doctor for a prescription and instructions before surgery
Confirm theatre booking and admission time one day before the surgery
When booking is made, all information will be sent to the hospital. They will arrange with your medical aid for pre-authorisation. Remember, at the end of the day, it remains your responsibility to ensure that you have authorisation.