Day Surgery / Procedure Unit
HPU270 Day Surgery / Procedure Unit describes operational, functional and design requirements for a range of surgical and endoscopic procedures performed on a day-only and extended care basis.
HPU270 Day Surgery/ Procedure Unit (Revision 6, 1 March 2016) has been uploaded and outlines the specific requirements for the planning and design of surgical and procedural services . This document is a revision of the HPU developed for NSW Health and issued for Australasian use in 2006. Its development has been informed by an extensive consultation process with clinicians.
Major changes include:
- A major restructure of the document across all sections
- An update of internal functional zones which is now reflected in the functional relationships diagram and schedule of accommodation
- An updated SoA which includes changes in bed room sizes to support 'care by parent' models
- An updated Functional Relationship Diagram.