Providing information about your journey

Be prepared for your journey with our step-by-step guide

GP or Emergency Department Visit

  • Symptom and history review
  • Diagnostic tests

Surgeon Selection

  • GP referral
  • Online research
  • Word of mouth

Surgeon Consultation

  • Specialist review
  • Discuss investigation results
  • Consideration for further diagnostic tests
  • Develop appropriate treatment plan

Preparation for Surgery

  • Surgery education
  • Preadmission clinic
  • Anaesthetist review


  • Procedure undertaken
  • Pain relief
  • Ward physiotherapy


  • Rehabilitation
  • Diet and lifestyle
  • Surgical and medical specialist follow up