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Preparing for surgery

Now that you have made the decision for your surgery, you are on the waiting list at one of our hospitals. Your elective surgery booking is made many months in advance. Urgent elective surgery will almost be booked immediately.

To safely complete your surgery journey, we need your help to get ready and maximise your wellness and readiness in preparation for surgery. Northern Sydney Local health district promotes a model of shared responsibility and accountability between you, your surgeon and Team. 

This information will answer many questions you may have .​

  • Preparing for surgery

    Learn about what to do before your surgery, including medications, diet, lifestyle and wellness