CDHB 9844 - Patient Information on Gallstones and Cholecystitis

Friday July 6, 2018

​​​Request Details

​Many of our people in the community undergo treatment for gallstones and cholecystitis. Treatment options includes elective gallbladder surgery commonly known as cholecystectomy (laparoscopic cholecystectom​y).  Information to include but not exclusive to: patient treatment information handout / fact sheet brochures, Informed consent form or forms, Elective surgery consent form or forms, Post cholecystectomy wound care, recovery and diet information and any other handout information provided to clients.  Include also if possible published and revision dates. Please provide a copy of all the information you provide to clients (public heath consumers) during the clinical assessment, cholecystectomy (laparoscopic) preoperative inf​ormed consent and surgery admission process.

Response from Canterbury DHB

CDHB 9844 Gallstone​s and Cholecystitis. [pdf, 2,706KB]

Page last reviewed: 06 July 2018