Did you know that surgery has 2 healthcare meanings?
Everyone knows it has the meaning of a medical procedure similar to an operation. Not everyone outside of the UK is so familiar with it also having the meaning of the place where a GP works. In Australia and New Zealand, the place where a GP works is more often called a ‘Medical Centre’ or ‘Clinic’ or even just ‘Doctors’.
Not knowing this meaning of surgery could therefore easily be a cause for confusion if you hear it said or even read it. You would imagine something very different happening inside to the reality!