Recommendations for the Perioperative Care of Patients Selected for Day Care Surgery - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with these recommendations if you are a nurse working at a day-procedure centre. These recommendations outline:

  • procedures for day-care surgery
  • patient requirements for day-care surgery
  • social requirements, such as patient transport after discharge
  • patient preparation and discharge
  • quality assurance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Private Health Regulation

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 3853