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Care after discharge

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane’s staff are dedicated to ensuring your child is provided the appropriate care after discharge.

If additional patient care information is required after discharge this will be provided on your child’s departure from hospital.

We advise you to plan ahead for your child’s discharge as much as possible. If you believe your child will require assistance once you arrive home, please do not hesitate to alert our staff. Should you require in-depth discharge planning for your child, Mater Children’s Private Brisbane nursing staff will arrange for a discharge coordinator to assist with your needs.

Clinical questions after discharge

If you or your child have any questions relating to your surgery after they have been discharged from hospital please contact your specialist.


If you experience a medical emergency after your discharge, which you believe is related to your surgery, please contact Mater Private Emergency Care Centre on telephone 07 3163 1000 or Emergency Services on telephone 000.


Mater Pathology provides an efficient and fully bulk-billed home collection service for all patients throughout Brisbane, Ipswich and northern Gold Coast.

Utilising a team of fully qualified collectors—specialising in the collection of specimens for general adult, maternity, paediatric and neonatal tests—the home collection service allows you to access Mater Pathology’s expertise from the comfort of your own home.

To book a home collection or for further information please telephone 07 3163 8500.