Day surgery

There is a day surgery unit at all 5 hospitals with an operating theatre. The unit undertakes to:

  • Receive the patient and prepare him or her for surgery
  • Provide post-surgery care
  • Give instructions for their return home
  • Follow up with home care
  • Authorize discharge in accordance with initial criteria.

Following surgery, an assessment is done by the nurse: vital signs, check dressing, orientation in all 3 spheres, mobility, first standing up.

What to bring?

  • Hospital card
  • Health insurance card
  • Non-skid socks
  • As few personal effects as possible
  • No valuables

Have someone available to take you home.