Hunters Hill Private Hospital

What to bring to hospital

  • Any letters from your doctor
  • X-rays
  • All medications you are currently taking
  • Sleep wear, dressing gown and appropriate footwear, for example closed slippers or comfortable shoes (if staying overnight)
  • Personal toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste & soap (if staying overnight)
  • Glasses and physical aids (walking sticks, hearing aids, etc.)
  • Payment to cover any out of pocket or Gap expenses
  • Medicare card
  • Pharmaceutical, Pension or Veterans’ Affairs Entitlement card
  • Private Health Insurance Membership card
  • Repeat Scripts
  • Certified copy of Advanced Health Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if required)

Please bring a small overnight bag to keep your clothing in while you are in the operating theatre

WHAT NOT TO BRING

  • Jewellery
  • Large sums of money (additional to payment for out of pocket or Gap expenses)
  • Other valuables

The Hospital accepts no responsibility for patients’ possessions, including jewellery, watches and money. Any valuables brought into the Hospital will be requested to returned home or be secured for the duration of your stay in the locked drawer of your room.

Note: Nail polish (fingers or toes), make up, hairpins, jewellery and contact lenses cannot be worn into the operating theatre.