CONTRACEPTION MANAGEMENT

Please make sure you:

1. Read through your

​​ Patient Information 

2. Complete your

online pre-admission forms

 

In order to qualify for an IUD insertion, you must either 

  • be on your period at the time of your appointment 

OR

  • abstain from sex for 2 weeks before your appointment 

Your estimated cost (with a Medicare card) is:

 

Mirena or Copper IUD insertion

  • with anaesthetic $710

  • without anaesthetic $350

Mirena or Copper IUD replacement

  • with anaesthetic $760

  • without anaesthetic $400

 

 

Your preparation instructions are as follows:

 

  • Bring your Medicare card and a form of photo ID.

  • Bring two sanitary pads and spare underwear.

  • We may need a urine sample from you during your admission.

  • If you have a letter from your GP or ultrasound scan results, bring these with you

  • You may also like to bring some headphones, a phone charger or even a book to keep you occupied while you wait

 

If you are having anaesthesia you MUST:

  • have someone to pick you up.

  • You must FAST from midnight  (or  fast from 6am if your arrival time is after midday)

This means nothing to eat, drink, or smoke before arriving, Water may be consumed up to two hours beforehand.

Please be aware:

  • if the preparation instructions are not strictly adhered to, we may need to reschedule your appointment, or turn you away on the day of your booking.

  • You cannot catch Taxis/Ubers alone or public transport at all. (if you are having anaesthetic)

  • You are booked in for DAY surgery, this means you will be at our facility for a good portion of the day (approximately 5-6 hours for anaesthetic patients and 2-4 hours for no anaesthetic patients), waiting times are to be expected. please see below a typical flow of a patient journey 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any other questions, please contact one of our friendly staff on 07 3397 1211

 

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