If you are attending the hospital for elective surgery and need to stay
overnight it is likely that you will stay in the Scheduled Care Ward
We help both inpatient and outpatient smokers to stop smoking. The
service operates on a daily basis and includes follow-up contact for up to
This service helps patients and their families with any psychological,
emotional, social or practical difficulties during their hospital stay.
Speech and language therapists (SLTs) work with people who have
speech, language, voice or swallowing issues.
The National Spinal Injuries Unit is located at the Mater Hospital and
provides specialised, coordinated, interdisciplinary, medical and
surgical care to patients with spinal cord injuries.
This service assesses and treats patients who are admitted to the
hospital with stroke.
The Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic reviews patients in advance of their
surgery. This is to make sure you are ready for your surgery.
If you are attending the hospital for elective surgery and are likely to
go home on the same day you may be admitted to the Surgical Day