On the day of your admission

  • If your procedure is scheduled for the morning, you should not eat or drink from midnight the night before
  • If your procedure is scheduled for the afternoon, you should not eat or drink from 7am. You may have a light breakfast of tea and toast, but this must be consumed before 7am.

It is important that you arrive on time for your appointment to allow time for preparation:

  • Surgical Booking Centre - Phone: 1800 786 188
  • Bed Allocation Office - Phone: 03 9594 2111

If you think you will be late, please telephone Monash Health: 1800 786 188 between 8am - 7am. Or alternatively, on day of surgery for Clayton Theatre cases 9594 6666 after 7am.