What to expect

All minor procedures including skin excisions are done under local anaesthetic.

Apart from the injection of the local anaesthetic, procedures are generally comfortable and pain free.

The worst part of the procedure is the first few seconds when the local is put in, the rest of the procedure is then pain free. In most cases the procedure is less troublesome than a trip to the dentist.

All injectable agents such as the local anaesthetic and sutures are single use items.

All procedures are performed using high quality surgical instruments that are sterilised to meet all appropriate standards regarding sterilization using a new automated vacuum sterilizer. Fitzpatrick House has internal audit and tracking procedures meeting all appropriate standards.

Linen is obtained through the Central Gippsland Health Service linen service and in most instances single use products are used.