Surgical patients who must stay in hospital are required to visit the Pre-Admission Clinic before the day of surgery.

Services provided may include blood tests or x-rays, education about the procedure, and a visit from an anaesthetist.

Other services may include:

  • an assessment health needs;
  • completion of medical history and physical examination;
  • and consultation with specialist or therapists involved in the patient's care.



Patients are referred internally by their attending surgeon.