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Surgical Ward

Contact Details

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Location: via Main Entrance, Echuca Regional Health, 226 Service Street, Echuca
Phone: 03 5485 5000

Services

The Surgical Unit

  • Consists of 18 beds
  • 4 swing beds(shared between Maternity & Surgical)
  • Total of 22 beds available if swing beds are used

We currently offer a 24hr service 7 days a week. Combined unit Friday PM – Monday AM, with  Maternity Unit

Surgical specialties include:
• General Surgery
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Orthopaedics
• Ear, nose & throat
• Vascular surgery
• Paediatric surgery (>16years)
• Gynaecology
• Urology

Medical patients are a wide variety of complex conditions, including telemetry.

 

Our Team

Our dedicated team will always try to make sure that every person staying with us is as comfortable as possible and receives the highest quality care. During their stay, we encourage patients to talk openly and freely about their care, likes and dislikes, and to ask as many questions as they wish to feel comfortable with the care they are receiving.
In our work environment we expect everyone including patients, family, visitor and staff are treated with respect and dignity.
“We must build a new world a far better world-one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected” Harry S Truman.

Tips for your stay

Visiting hours:
Are from 11am to 12noon and 2pm to 8pm.
Nominated rest period for the patients is from 12noon to 2pm where we request no phone calls or visits to patients.

Number of Visitors:
We suggest that visitors are keep to a limit of three people per person when sharing a room with another patient. Delivering patient care will always be a priority so visitors may be asked to leave the room while this happens.

Medications:
We advise that patients bring in their current medications and scripts.

Toiletries & clothing:
Patients need to bring clothing and toiletries that they may need during their stay.

Valuables:
Echuca Regional Health accepts no responsibility for valuables. Please have a family member take such items home or ask a staff member to have them locked up securely.

Violence:
Echuca Regional Health will not tolerate violence, physical or verbal aggression, towards any person including staff. If this occurs, the police will be called and legal action may be taken.

Fees

Clients may elect to use their private health insurance.


Departments and Services Hospital Surgical Ward