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Medical Day Treatment Unit

08.00-4.30pm Monday to Friday

Location: Cancer and Wellness Centre corner Service and Haverfield St

Phone Medical Day Treatment Unit 03 548 5229 or Nurse Unit Manager outside these hours on 03 5485 5225

Services:

  • Clients receive medical day treatments such as blood transfusions and other medical infusions/medication therapy or venesections to treat chronic medical conditions.
  • Treatments will only be given within the hours of operation. Clients needing treatments and care for more than 6-8 hours will not qualify for medical day unit admission.
  • Patients must be ambulatory and of stable condition suitable to receive treatment in a day unit setting.
  • Clients who are unwell with an acute condition may need further assessment and referral to have treatment on the medical ward as an inpatient.

Referrals:

  • Referrals are accepted from GP VMO or medical practices with admitting rights to ERH.
  • Where possible please use appropriate request forms ie Blood Transfusion form or Medical Day Treatment:request for treatment forms.
  • Referrals to be faxed to MDTU on 54855239.

Fees:

  • There is no charge to public clients.
  • Clients may elect to use their private health insurance – please enquire for further information on our “no gaps” policy.