6 Important steps for your upcoming surgery
Information and advice for patients of Territory Medical.
1. Checklist for theatre at Darwin Private Hospital
Please familiarise yourself with the checklist (you may find it helpful to print this document)
2. Healthscope eAdmissions
Prompt completion of your eAdmission will ensure your admission is not delayed. Your surgery can not be confirmed until this document is completed.
The following infiltration is required to complete your admission:
- Hospital: Darwin Private Hospital
- Doctor: Cameron Scott
- Procedure or reason for this admission: This information is contained in the Surgical Consent Form (purple form) given to you by Dr Scott.
- Proposed admission date: Date confirmed by Territory Medical Group staff
- Day Stay or overnight stay: As advised by Dr Scott
The purple and white Healthscope Consent for Medical Treatment was given to you during your consultation. This MUST be with you on the day of surgery. Failure to have this form with you may result in a delay at admissions.
Please complete your eAdmission on right side and peruse the patient information booklet by accessing the Healthscope eAdmission portal
If you need assistance completing this form please contact Healthscope – 08 8920 6350
3. Anaesthesia Fees - Dr Andrew Mitchell
Dr Andrew Mitchell will be administering your anaesthesia on that day of your surgery. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with this document prior to surgery.
Dr Andrew Mitchell will call you on the weekend prior to confirm your arrival time for the Mondays surgery.
For clarification regarding your anaesthesia fees please call 0419824841.
4. Post Operative
A post operative appointment with Dr Scott would have been advised at your last appointment.
If you do not have a post operative appointment arranged within 1 week post surgery – please call 8948 4333 to arrange now.
This appointment will be at Territory Medical Nightcliff – Nightcliff Shopping Complex, 159 Dick Ward Drive, Nightcliff
Book your post-op appointment now
Fees associated with your surgery are payable to 3 different entities (Dr Scott’s, Dr Mitchell and DPH). Territory Medical Group are only responsible for billings related to Dr Cameron Scott.
A complete tax invoice/ receipt will be issued post-surgery for any medicare and private health reimbursement.
Due to privacy laws, we have limited access regarding your private health or medicare claims once the account has been finalised. Therefore it is recommended you talk to your private health fund and/or Medicare regarding rebates.
Darwin Private Hospital -Fees
Darwin Private Hospital
Bookings for surgery with Dr Cameron Scott are in demand please ensure you contact us immediately if there are any changes to the appointments you have made including your surgery date.
Non-attendance without prior notification may result in fees.
Defence Patients: IMPORTANT information regarding cancellations and rescheduling.
Cancellations MUST BE MADE through your relevant defence health centre. Cancellations will NOT BE made directly through TMG other than in urgent / emergency circumstances and you MUST advise your referring doctor.