Patient/Visitor Information « SBDH

Patient/Visitor Information

Parking & Transport

Patient drop off/pick up zones

There is a 5 minute drop off and pick up zone to right of the main entrance which is off Henry Street.


Patient parking is available at the South Brisbane Day Hospital. The driveway entrance is off Henry Street. If required metered street parking or paid off-street parking managed by Get Parked is also available

Public Transport

Bus Stop 10A is the closest bus stop to the South Brisbane Day Hospital. Park Road Train Station is the nearest train station. Please contact Translink on 13 12 30 or via their website for train and bus timetables.


A drop off taxi zone is located at our Henry Street entrance. We can arrange a taxi for you if necessary.

Day of Admission

Take essential medication with minimal water unless otherwise ordered by your Doctor. If unsure, please discuss with your doctor prior to admission.

It is important to:

  • Have a shower and wash & dry your hair;
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing preferably with buttons at the front and loose neckline;
  • Do NOT wear jewellery or make-up;
  • Bring any medication that you are advised to take while in the post-surgery recovery;
  • If you wear a hearing aid, please leave it in place.


On arrival at the hospital, please proceed to our reception desk for admission.

Discharge and After Care

It is essential that you have a nominated relative or carer to accompany you home following your procedure. It is suggested that this person stay with you for a period of 24 hours post surgery. If you have had an anaesthetic, you must NOT operate a vehicle for at least 24 hours following your procedure.

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

At the South Brisbane Day Hospital we recognise that every patient has unique health care needs and we encourage patients to participate in discussions and decisions about their treatment. The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights outlines seven primary rights of those seeking or receiving care in the Australian health system.

  • Access
  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Participation
  • Privacy
  • Comment

For more information on patient rights and responsibilities please visit the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care website:

Patient Information Guide

Please download a copy of our Patient Information Guide. Please ensure you have read and understood its contents prior to your surgery.  If you have any questions please contact us on (07) 3239 5090.