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Pre-admission testing

Bradley Memorial campus: (860) 276-5367

New Britain General campus
Inpatient PAT:
(860) 224-5733

New Britain General campus
Ambulatory (1 Day Procedure) PAT:
(860) 224-5727

People scheduled for a hospital surgical admission or an ambulatory (one-day) procedure are referred to one of The Hospital of Central Connecticut's Preadmission Testing (PAT) centers.

Your PAT visit will include:

  • A health and medication history screen
  • Education about the hospital facility and policies
  • Instructions on preparing for surgery
  • A review of equipment that may be used during your hospitalization
  • A pain management discussion
  • Discharge planning
  • An interview with physical or occupational therapy personnel, or staff from other services, as needed
  • Blood work, EKGs and X-rays, according to your doctor's orders