Bariatric surgery – 2nd and 3rd day after your operation

If you have tolerated your fluid well and observations / pain score are satisfactory you will be allowed to commence puree diet today.

You will be reviewed by the surgical team on ward rounds.

If you are well and your blood results from the day prior are satisfactory you may be discharged home today or tomorrow.

You must be reviewed by the dietitian prior to discharge.  You will also be seen by pharmacist and take home medications arranged.

Diabetic patients may be reviewed by a member of the diabetic team prior to discharge.

Your wounds will be checked and you will be given wound care advice.

You will be asked to attend your practice nurse for wound check or if you unable to attend your GP’s practice a district nurse may be arranged.