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If you are having surgery

 

Fasting

Morning theatre – excluding colonoscopy

 

Afternoon theatre – excluding colonoscopy

 

Colonoscopy patients

 

Paediatric patients under 6 months of age

 

Please note:

 

Definitions:

Clear fluids: Water, weak cordial, black tea or black coffee, clear sports drinks (1/2 cup = 125mls in total).

Alcohol and dairy products (including white tea/coffee) do not meet the definition of clear fluids.

 

Admission information

A staff member will contact you after 3pm on the day before your admission to advise you of the time you must be at hospital.

 

We request that you:

 

If you are being admitted to the Day Procedure Unit:

 

 If you are being admitted for an overnight stay:

 

 Please note:

 

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