We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
Planning your discharge is an important part of your hospital stay and will involve discussion with your family and support people to ensure you are fully prepared. It is important that your discharge arrangements are made before you leave hospital.
When you are ready to leave hospital, a member of your care team will discuss with you ways you can care for yourself at home and will give you information to take with you.
When it is time for you to leave you will be escorted to the front reception area to meet your support person. It is important that your discharge from hospital is as safe and easy as possible so please:
If you require any assistance with your discharge planning, please let us know at your preadmission assessment and we will assist you or put you in touch with someone who can.
For your convenience there is a patient drop off and pick up zone at the hospital’s front entrance.
A member of your care team will contact your nominated support person to arrange a time for your pick up from hospital. When it is time for you to leave you will be escorted to the front reception area to meet your support person.
It is important that your discharge from hospital is as safe and easy as possible so please:
Clinical questions after discharge
If you have any questions relating to your surgery after you 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 telephone Emergency Services on 000.