Choosing Wisely UK: If you are having a
surgical procedure, Day Surgery should be considered as the default
Advice for parents whose child has had day
Advice for adult patients
Day case surgery is becoming more and more common and is
starting to approach 70% of all surgery performed. While day case
surgery includes a number of relatively minor procedures, surgery
of any sort is an event not to be taken lightly. You should expect
and will receive the highest standards of professional care by all
members of the team who will be involved. The whole approach to the
surgical procedure can be thought of in terms of a "Care Pathway".
What this means is that there are certain stages covering
everything from getting you ready to the time when you are fully
recovered. Prior to embarking on your "Care Pathway" there are some
things you can do to help... continue reading.