Surgery Checklist


☐ contact our rooms if you have had covid in the 7 weeks
leading up to surgery 

☐ if you intend to travel overseas, you are required to be
back in Australia for a
 minimum of 7 days (adults) and
14 days (children) prior to your surgery

☐ review pre and post operative information relevant
to your surgery HERE 

☐ cease herbal medications and supplements, blood
thinning medication, anti-depressants and non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory medication (eg. Nurofen) 2 weeks prior
to surgery, as per your surgeons instructions

☐ contact your health fund to ensure you are covered for
your procedure/s at the relevant hospital, to avoid your
surgery fees increasing

☐ if you have any billing enquiries for your anaesthetist,
you will find their contact details by selecting your
anaesthetist’s name HERE 

☐ sign and return surgical consent and your surgery quote
to: nurseadmin@sydneycentreent.com.au

☐ ensure we have a current referral on file. If we do not
have a current referral, your surgery costs will likely
increase, and your post operative appointments
will not be bulk billed

☐ complete pre-operative tests eg. hearing tests, blood tests,
ECG, X-rays/scans (if required)

☐ complete the online admission form for your relevant
hospital.  Our hospitals are listed HERE

☐ pay the surgeons fees prior to your surgery date

☐ ensure you have a Rapid Antigen Test on the morning of
your surgery, regardless of age or vaccination status.

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The hospital will contact you the business day prior to your
surgery and advise of fasting and admission times.

Please contact our rooms on 9451 9883 – option 4
if you have any concerns regarding the above information,
or if you need to reschedule your operation.