Although you will be supplied with a basic list of what you need on the day of your procedure, there are always the little things that only fellow patients can advise that's good to take with you. The below lists have been collated by our lovely MYA Space Forum users and social media followers.

Now although you will not require all items listed as it depends on your procedure and personal preference, this should help you to run through the items the evening before as a checklist to ensure you have everything you need.

What do you pack for a Day Case?

  • Form of photographic ID
  • Pre and post-op information including relevant contact details
  • Hospital/Clinic address
  • Slippers
  • Dressing gown (some patients get cold or like the comfort of personal items)
  • Reading material, book or magazines
  • iPad/Mobile phone
  • Chargers!
  • Sports bra (if applicable)
  • Pillow (personal choice for comfort for patients traveling home)
  • Roller ball deodorant (after)
  • Hair bobble (non-mental)
  • Baby wipes

What do you pack for an overnight stay?

  • Form of photographic ID
  • Nightwear but must be loose. Button up PJ’s are best
  • Comfortable underwear
  • Pre and post-op information including relevant contact details
  • Hospital/Clinic address
  • Slippers
  • Dressing gown (some patients get cold or like the comfort of personal items)
  • Reading material, book or magazines
  • iPad/Mobile phone
  • Chargers!!
  • Snacks (you are supplied with a drink and light snack following your procedure but incase you want more)
  • Loose comfy clothing. If you're having a BA, bring a zip up or button up jacket or top as you won't be able to lift your arms over your head
  • Sports bra (if applicable)
  • Pillow (personal choice for comfort for patients traveling home)
  • Roller ball deodorant (after)
  • Hair bobble (non mental)
  • Baby wipes
  • Tooth brush and Tooth Paste
  • Dry shampoo
  • Paracetamol

Is there anything you would add that has been missed off of our list?