Latrobe Regional Hospital

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Latrobe Regional Hospital
A regional public health service for the whole of Gippsland
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Welcome to Latrobe Regional Hospital

the specialist referral health service for the
Gippsland region

Latrobe Regional Hospital Staff Members


Service changes

Current LRH visitor rules Please note there will be changes from Monday 30 November 2020 as we ease restrictions

  • Visitors strictly between 2.30-4.30pm. Two visitors per patient per day (Vistors must be from the same household but do not need to be from the patient's household).
  • You must not visit if you are unwell. Physical distancing restrictions apply. Visitors must provide contact details, be screened and have their temperature checked on arrival.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 now allowed.
  • Recently returned travellers, a person who has a confirmed case of coronavirus and a person who has been in contact with such a person are prohibited from visiting patients. 
  • People supporting palliative patients are exempt from the restrictions however must be in good health and undergo a temperature check on arrival. A maximum of 2 visitors at any one time.
  • Maternity: Time limits on partners have been lifted. However partners are not able to stay overnight in the maternity unit.
  • No visitors to the Special Care Nursery.
  • Paediatrics: Both parents will be allowed to provide support to a paediatric patient, however only 1 parent can stay overnight with the child.

From Monday 30 November 2020

  • There are now two visiting sessions for general inpatients and the Flynn mental health unit. Visitors strictly between 10.30am-12.30pm and 4-6pm. Two visitors per patient per session. Due to physical distancing and room density requirements, we ask that patients have one visitor at a time in the room.
  • Unlimited number of visitors to the Macalister Nursing Home between 10am-7pm.
  • If approved, 1 support person for outpatients (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, allied health, pre-admission, day procedures, Hospital in the Home) during their appointment or treatment.
  • One visitor per Emergency Department patient.
  • Maternity: No time limits for a partner or support person. However, no overnight stays.
  • Paediatrics/Special Care Nursery: No time limits for two parents or guardians. However only 1 parent is able to stay overnight unless approved by the Nurse Unit Manager.
  • Special conditions apply to patients with life threatening medical conditions and end of life care. Please check with the Nurse Unit Manager or treating team.
  • You must not visit if you are unwell. Physical distancing restrictions apply. Visitors must provide contact details, be screened and have their temperature checked on arrival.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 now allowed.
  • Public access only through the Village Avenue Main Entrance (weekdays and weekends) and former main entrance near the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre (weekdays only).

The Latrobe Respiratory Assessment Clinic is situated at 187-189 Princes Drive, Morwell (Health Care Centre) and open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm

People seeking a test must make an appointment by calling 5191 9321 or online at Once tested, stay at home until you receive your results.

When should I attend the LRH Emergency Department?

If you become very unwell with COVID-19 symptoms outside of clinic hours, please contact the LRH Emergency Department for initial screening and advice. You may be required to attend the ED for testing and should take the necessary precautions such as wearing a mask.

Other COVID test clinics

Most local clinics are open Monday to Friday only. More information can be found on the DHHS website by clicking on this link.

Media Releases

Expansion project

The Stage 3A expansion is entering the final design phase. Download the August 2020 update.

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Cancer Care

Telehealth gateway

Easy access to your telehealth appointment.

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Major Projects

Having a baby?

Our team is with you from the start of your pregnancy to delivery and home.

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You Can Help

Race at your pace

Entries open for our Virtual Fun Run and Walk fundraiser in November!

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Support Life - our new appeal

You can join the team at LRH in saving lives by helping us raise funds for new defibrillators at the hospital. We are keen to replace 14 defibrillators at LRH to ensure you, your family and friends have access to the highest level of care while you're a patient or visitor at our hospital.

Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

Latrobe Regional Hospital

It's your hospital

Quick Contact Details

For Emergencies Call: 000
Ambulance / Fire / Police

General enquiries
For general enquiries to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Telephone: 03 5173 8000 - Fax: 03 5173 8444

Feedback about our service
Read about the many ways to provide feedback to our service or share your experience of our health service by downloading a feedback form here

Emergency Department
For calls to Latrobe Regional Hospital’s 
Emergency Department Telephone: 03 5173 8222
For emergency assistance telephone 000

Mental Health Triage
Single point of entry for referral to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Mental Health Service Telephone: 1300 363 322
For emergency assistance telephone 000. Learn more

10 Village Avenue, Traralgon West, Victoria, 3844
PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
ABN: 18 128 843 652

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Latrobe Regional Hospital is located on the traditional land of the Gunaikurnai people. We pay our respect to the land this organisation stands on today. We bestow the same courtesy to all other First Peoples, past and present, who now reside in this region.

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