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Our two operating rooms are spacious and are well equipped with the latest technology, including Anaesthetic Machine, Electrosurgical units, Stryker Laparoscopic stacks including Image Capture Units, Ultrasound Machines, Sucker/irrigation units and state of the art Ophthalmic Equipment.

We provide a comprehensive range of Gynaecology, Laparoscopic, Plastic/Cosmetic, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic, General and Dental instrumentation.

The workflow of the Day Hospital is unidirectional facilitating compliance with Infection Control and design principles.

Post Anaesthesia Care Unit (Recovery)

Mackay Specialist Day Hospital is licensed for four recovery beds which are located across first and second stage recovery. Each recovery bay in first stage has monitoring equipment compatible with our anaesthetic machines.

Patients move through recovery as they become more awake and pain levels and observations are satisfactory. Most patients who have had a general anaesthetic spend around one hour in first stage recovery before ambulating to second stage recovery where they are offered light refreshments.

Patients stay for a minimum of thirty minutes and during this time they are assessed for appropriateness for discharge.

The patient’s belongings are returned to them and they are assisted to re-dress if required.

Prepare for Admission

To assist our preparation, please complete the Pre-admission and Pre-operative Assessment forms and return to Mackay Specialist Day Hospital as soon as possible.  We also require your consent form that has been completed with your surgeon. Please notify us if your weight is over 130kg prior to your admission as we will need to organise a pre-admission assessment.

You will need to contact the Mackay Specialist Day Hospital one working day prior to your surgery to obtain details regarding your admission, such as admission and fasting times, fees and other relevant information.  If the nursing staff require any further information regarding your medical or surgical history they may contact...

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Contact Us

Mackay Specialist Day Hospital
85 Willetts Road,
North Mackay QLD 4740
T: (07) 4977 5100
F: (07) 4977 5199
E: info@msdh.com.au