Due to the construction of the Melbourne Metro Rail, Grattan St (between Royal Parade and Leicester St Parkville) is closed to all traffic. Your travel to and from the Women’s may be affected so please allow extra time for your journey.
We want your surgery to go as smoothly as possible, and it’s important that you are prepared. Please read the information below. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Booking Office: (03) 8345 3335
Day Surgery Unit: (03) 8345 3300
Ambulatory Gynae Service: (03) 8345 2195
The Women’s at Sandringham: (03) 8345 3335
The day before your procedure
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- Day Surgery Unit (DSU)
- Ward 5 North (5 North)
- Ambulatory Gynae Service (AGS) patients
- The Women’s at Sandringham
- Medications and documents you might need
- If you are staying overnight - what to put in your overnight bag
We recommend leaving valuables at home. We provide a safe and secure environment but you remain responsible for your belongings. Please don't bring in large sums of money!
The day of your procedure
What to expect when you come in for your procedure
Getting yourself ready
Getting to the Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville
The hospital is located on the corner of Grattan Street and Flemington Road, Parkville.
On-site parking is available at a your own cost.
Public transport is nearby. Use Tram line(s) 19, 58, 59 or Bus routes 401, 402, or 505.
Going home after your procedure
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Follow post-operative instructions on the sheet that we will give you.
You may need to return for a follow up appointment. We will send you a letter by post if you need a follow up appointment.