|Contact||Nurse Manager Medical/Surgical and Urgent Care Centres|
|Location||Bacchus Marsh & Melton Regional Hospital |
29 -35 Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340
|Service Description|| |
The Medical/Surgical Unit provides a wide variety of services for clients with general medical conditions and provides post-operative care. The ward has 20 beds with 2 beds allocated to palliative care.
The ward is staffed at all times by Registered and Enrolled nurses.
General Medical Practitioners with approved in-patient admission rights are able to admit patients with acute medical conditions to the ward. The admission process is organised through the Nurse Manager, or the person deputising in the position, and is dependent upon bed availability. In addition to General Practitioners, there are many Specialist Medical Services provided.
|Eligibility||All people requiring public hospital care under the Medicare Agreement or private patients. All patients must be admitted by a Medical Officer with hospital admitting rights to Djerriwarrh Health Services.|
|Access hours||24 hours|
|Referral process||Referred by Medical Practitioner or transferred from another hospital.|
|Cost to client||As per Medicare Agreement for public patients or by private health insurance cover.|