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Surgical Services

Inpatient services

Surgical services offers assessment and acute care rehabilitation of patients undergoing the following:

  • colorectal surgery
  • general surgery
  • vascular surgery
  • urology surgery
  • breast cancer and reconstructive surgery
  • plastic surgery.

Surgical services also:

  • assists in the prevention of any post-operative physical or lung complications
  • prescribes appropriate mobility aids where required
  • prescribes individually-tailored excercise programs
  • offers a comprehensive physiothereapy management program for women undergoing breast cancer surgery
  • organises transition to ongoing rehabilitation after discharge including Mater physiotherapy musculoskeletal services and Mater at Home as required.

How to access our services

Hours of operation

Allied Health Reception and Outpatient Services:
Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Inpatient Clinical Services
Mater Hospital Brisbane: Monday to Sunday, 7.30am to 4.00pm. Mater Mothers Hospitals: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 1.00pm.

Out of hours evening shift (Monday-Friday) and oncall services are provided across Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater Mothers Hospitals based on clinical need and medical referral. 

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