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Our Services Gold Coast Health

Day Procedure Unit

The service consists of:

  • Day of Surgery Admission Unit
  • 5 operating theatres
  • 1 x Procedure Room
  • 1 x Endoscopy Room
  • Stage 1 PACU currently using up to 12 bays
  • Stage 2 PACU (recovery and discharge unit), current capacity up to 11 bays
  • Adjacent Central Sterilising Department
  • 23 hour unit on the Surgical Ward, currently staffed by Surgical Ward Staff.

The following specialties are supported:

  • Elective Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • General Surgery with a focus on breast surgery
  • Minor Colo Rectal
  • Gynaecology
  • Plastics
  • Persistent Pain
  • Endoscopy.

Paediatric admissions are restricted to 13 years of age and over 40 kgs. For overnight admissions and 6 years of age or 20 kgs for day cases.

 


Last updated 23 Dec 2016