You will be given specific instructions depending on the type of surgery. Generally it is advisable to avoid playground activities and if surgery involves the groin, straddling toys or cycling. Supervised walking and climbing stairs are generally allowed. Showering is usually allowed except in some operations, whereby you will be given specific instructions.
Unless otherwise specified, for most day surgery operations, your child can have his normal diet when he goes home.
You will be given a medical certificate telling you when he can go back to school.
You will be given an appointment to see your doctor at the outpatient clinic. In the meantime, if you have concerns regarding wound care, you may contact:
The brochure on Same Day Admission for Children can be downloaded in pdf format.
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