What to pack

  • Appointment confirmation papers from CMC.  As soon as you are advised of the appointment, check to see what preparation is needed.
  • Travel warrant If you are going by car. 
  • The right clothes for the weather (check forecast). Make sure you have enough with you (luggage weight limit is 22kg/48lbs). 
  • RAMQ card (you and your escort) or temporary card, and hospital card if you have one. 
  • One valid ID card with photo, or 2 valid ID cards without photo. 
  • Note down the after-hours phone numbers for Wiichihiituwin drivers. (http://www.creehealth.org/wiichihiituwin/contact-info)
  • Wheelchair, walker or cane (identified). 
  • C-PAP machine, portable oxygen concentrator, insulin (carry-on, so it doesn’t freeze) if you use them. Advise the CMC if you are travelling with a C-PAP machine. 
  • X-rays or CD with your x-rays. 
  • Medication (enough for a month) in your carry-on luggage; make sure it doesn’t freeze. Make sure you have at least 2 full days of medication in your carry-on in case your flight is delayed.
  • Dressings: pack what you may need for a few days (bandages, cream, special medication, tape). 
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, razor). 
  • Alarm clock (you are responsible for waking up on time). 
  • Travelling with your phone? Bring your charger.
  • Money for personal expenses (long distance calls, laundry, room service, parking, shopping, movies). 
  • Heavy medical equipment (electric wheelchair, dialysis boxes, specialized milk for babies): please advise your CMC and Wiichihiituwin before you leave. 
  • Travelling with a baby? Make sure you have everything you need.
  • Any medical releases you may need to fly (eg. doctor's note if flying while pregnant).

What to bring • Download Patient Travel Checklist