You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you are a medical practitioner working at a day-procedure centre or if you operate a private healthcare facility.
These guidelines are intended to assist practitioners and healthcare facilities in the perioperative care of patients presenting for Day Stay Procedures (DSP).
These guidelines outline:
- selection guidelines for DSP
- patient selection and anaesthesia factors
- surgical / procedural considerations
- post-anaesthesia care and discharge arrangements
- adequacy of resources
- auditing of outcomes.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.