Check List For Day Care Patients

Please ensure you have the following items ready for your stay at the Galway Clinic Same day Surgery Unit:



  • Have you brought you personal ID - i.e Passport or Driving Licence?

  • Have you brought your medications and a current medication list from your GP/Pharmacy? Plesae note this cannot be your own handwritten list. You can ask your GP/Pharmacy to fax it to us on 091 785480

  • Have you checked your insurance policy?

  • Do you need to pay for an  insurance excess or do you need to make a self-pay payment on admission?

  • Do you have non-slip slippers/socks? (Please note that non slip socks are available for purchase in the Galway Clinic shop for €4.50

  • Do you have your dressing gown and toiletries with you?

  • Have you contacted you consultant for instructions about fasting for your procedure?

  • Have you contacted your consultant to see if you need to being a urine sample?

  • Have you put travel arrangements in place as you will be unable to drive if you are having a general anesthetic or sedation?

Have you informed the Galway Clinic if you have the following?


  • History of MRSA/VRE/CRE/ESBL

  • Diarrhoea or vomiting in the last 48 hours

  •  Any open sores or ulcers

  • If you have been a resident in a nursing home or a patient in another hospital in the last 6 months. 


Please don't hesitate to contact the Admissions manager if you have any special requirements whilst you are staying in the Galway Clinic: 091 785813.

We aim to make your stay in the Galway Clinic as pleasant as possible.


Patient Information

IMG 0570 (2)
Galway Clinic offers one of the widest ranges of services and procedures of any... Read More