The ESC aims to provide you with a much more streamlined journey from your GP’s referral through to having your appointment to see the surgeon and anaesthetist and your eventual operation and recovery.
We want to try and reduce the number of appointments you need to attend before you come in for the actual operation.
Under our model of care, our team of surgeons and anaesthetists will prioritise your care, according to the seriousness of your condition and then arrange the most suitable surgery route for you to travel along. This may involve:
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We have a small team of nurses called Peri-operative Coordinators who oversee your journey from when you are confirmed as requiring surgery, until your surgery date.
On the day of surgery, we ask that you follow these simple steps to ensure everything goes smoothly on the day:
Please note that if you are having foot, joint or leg surgery, you may require crutches. You will need to leave a refundable $30 deposit IN CASH for the loan of our crutches, so please make sure you have this with you before you are discharged.