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Hospital Support Your recovery

Your Hospital Guide

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5 signs to watch out for after surgery


  1. Infections or wounds not healing – swelling, redness, discharge or an offensive smell are key indicators
  2. Fever
  3. Persistent, new or unrelieved pain that stops normal activities
  4. Abnormal anxiety, confusion or distress – any stress that is unusual can affect your healing and may suggest an underlying problem
  5. Weight loss


Speak with your GP or specialist for advice and next steps

Recovery aids


Recovery aids, like crutches, casts or compression garments, may be included under your hospital cover. Contact us to learn more.

The information contained here is of a general nature and does not take into account your personal medical situation. The information is not a substitute for independent professional medical advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or used for therapeutic purposes. Should you require specific medical information, please seek advice from your healthcare practitioner. Health Partners does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided.

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