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Pre-Operative Assessment Unit

Patients due to be admitted for planned (elective) surgery, attend a pre-operative assessment appointment prior to admission. Patients are seen by medical and nursing staff and have the opportunity to discuss their planned care during their hospital stay. A patient's fitness for surgery and anaesthesia will be assessed and appropriate tests and investigations performed.

  •  Poole Hospital

Useful ward information:

  • Mobile phones may be used in the waiting area

Ward matron: Caleb Green

Contact telephone number: 0300 019 2034

Visiting: No visiting is permitted on the pre-operative assessment unit.

How to find us: The pre-operative assessment unit is based in the outpatients department, situated in Pink Zone, Level 0.

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