Introduction. Patient Selection. Patient Assessment. Preparation for Procedures. Operating Room Practice. Endoscopy Practice. Specialist Procedures. Technological Advances. Pharmacological Advances. Framework for Care in Day Surgery. Caring for the Patient as an Individual. Procedures Undertaken in Day Surgery. Specific Care Groups. Scope of Accountability, Responsibility and Professional Practice. Legal Issues. Case Law Examples. Researach Methods. Critique the Research. Generating Research in Day Surgery. Management Issues. Quality Assurance. Education. Conclusion.