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Patient Health Questionnaire: Please ensure you have completed a patient health questionnaire well before your surgical/procedure date.

Where we are located: 132 Collingwood Street, Nelson

Parking: a drop off area, disabled parking and some general parking are provided for at the front entrance of @132 Collingwood Street. Otherwise, plenty of short term and long term metered parking is available in the vicinity.

Telephones: With the exception of theatre cellphones can be used by patients to make calls. Please note voice or video recording within the hospital complex is prohibited for reasons of security and privacy.

Refreshments: Will be made available for our post operative patients.

What to wear:  Wear light, comfortable clothes.

After surgery: It is a requirement that you have someone to pick you up after surgery, and be able to look after you until the next morning.

Prohibited: Smoking/Vaping on the Nelson Day Surgery premises is prohibited.

Anaesthetic or Sedation: If you are having a general anaesthetic or sedation you will need to abstain from food and liquids for several hours prior to surgery. You will be advised in advance of any nil by mouth instructions if this applies to you.

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