Preparing for hospital

Prepare yourself for your hospital visit. Understand our processes for finding out about you and making sure that you have all of the information you need about your health care.

Preadmission

Our process for finding out about patients, answering questions and preparing you for your hospital stay. Find out more about preadmission.

Consent processes and documentation

Patients are asked to give consent for various procedures such as blood transfusions. Find out about giving consent.

What to bring

A handy list of the essentials that you will need for your hospital stay, including information about your condition, current medication, ID and personal belongings. Find out what to bring to hospital.

What to expect

As a patient you can expect privacy, choice and upfront information about treatment, recovery, making a complaint and entitlements. Read about what to expect.

Please note: Smoking is not permitted in the hospital buildings or grounds.

Preparing for your stay