What to bring

Please bring with you into hospital anything applicable to your admission including:

  • doctor’s admission letter
  • health insurance number / details (if applicable)
  • Medicare card 
  • pension health benefits card, Veteran’s Affairs card (if applicable)
  • regular medications in their original packaging and medication list obtainable from your General Practitioner or pharmacy
  • pharmaceutical benefits card (if applicable)
  • comfortable footwear
  • night attire
  • toiletries
  • method for settling your account

DO NOT (unless your doctor gives you special instructions):

  • Smoke cigarettes or chew gum
  • Wear jewellery. A wedding ring and watch are permitted
  • Bring valuables ie. large amounts of cash
  • Wear make-up or nail polish