Worcestershire Anaesthetic Group

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Fasting (Nil by Mouth)

For patients in the MORNING

Do not eat anything or drink anything containing milk after 2am.

Between 2am and 6 am you can drink water or dilute squash.

After 6am you MUST NOT eat or drink anything and MUST NOT chew chewing gum.

For patients in the AFTERNOON

Do not eat anything or drink anything containing milk after 7am.

Between 7am and 11am you can drink water or dilute squash.

After 11am you MUST NOT eat or drink anything and MUST NOT chew any chewing gum.

For patients on ALL DAY LIST

Use morning list guidance unless instructed otherwise by anaesthetist or surgeon.

 

Worcestershire Anaesthetic Group

52 Fruitlands, Malvern Wells, Wr14 4XA

Email: info@worcestershireanaestheticgroup.co.uk

Telephone: 0773 2674647