Preparing For Your Stay:
For Your Operation or Procedure.

Before you arrive at Canossa Private Hospital, we ask that you use the information below to prepare.

Admission Forms

You will need to complete three admission forms. You may have been provided with these forms or you can download using links below.

Please complete these forms and return to us as soon as possible. This will enable us to register your details and minimise delay on admission.

Please also review the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. The Charter describes what you, or someone you care for, can expect when receiving health care.

Health Assessment

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Theatre Admission

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Please return forms:

Please post to: 169 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Oxley Q 4075

Please post at least 7 days prior to procedure

Please return to hospital reception

Pre-Operative Telephone Call

One of our nurses will contact you prior to your admission to conduct a pre-operative assessment. The nurse will ask you a range of personal and medical questions. The purpose of the pre-operative call is to ensure you are a suitable candidate for surgery at Canossa Private Hospital.

The nurse will also discuss with you:

  • Your arrival time
  • Your fasting time
  • Transport and parking arrangements
  • The length of time you can expect to be at Canossa Private Hospital
  • Your post-operative care
  • Any expenses that you will need to pay

You will also need to advise our staff who will be taking you home and staying with you on the night of your surgery.

What to Bring to Hospital

  • Any doctors’ letters, reports, notes, consent forms
  • All relevant X-rays and scans
  • A list of current medications from your doctor or pharmacist
  • Medicare/DVA, Pharmacy or Safety Net cards
  • Credit card (or other payment means)
  • Private health insurance card
  • Glasses, hearing aids etc. with appropriate cases
  • Mobility aids such as walking frames
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear