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 level of cover with your insurer for your procedure in the Galway Clinic?

  • Do you need to pay an excess on your insurance plan 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 your consultant for instructions if fasting is required for your procedure?

  • Have you contacted your consultant to see if you need to bring 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, vomiting or flu like symptoms in the last 48 hours

  •  Have you 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.

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