We want to make sure you are fully informed and assessed before your treatment and so the first stage of your treatment will be a one-stop visit to the treatment centre for an outpatient assessment where we will complete any pre-treatment tests required and explain your treatment to you.
You can choose to have your outpatient assessment at any of our treatment centres. Your outpatient assessment is the ideal time to meet the doctors in charge of your care, discuss your treatment and ask any questions you would like to ask. You may like to bring a list of prepared questions with you. Please also remember to bring any of the following relevant items with you:
Surgical procedure appointments will be about four to five weeks after your outpatient appointment. It is important that you are seen promptly following your outpatient appointment to ensure all test results are still valid.
On the day of your treatment it is important that you feel relaxed. We would suggest that you wear something light and comfortable to help make you feel at ease.
Depending on the nature of your treatment you may only be at the treatment centre for a few hours or all day at most. When you book your appointment you will be told if there is any special preparation required before your surgery and you will be taken through what to expect on the day. Typically this could involve diet and medications.
If you will be staying with us during your treatment, you may want to bring: