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

From Monday 5 October 2020
  • Visitors strictly between 2.30-4.30pmOnly one visitor per day per patient.
  • Public access only through the Village Avenue Main Entrance (weekdays and weekends) and former main entrance near the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre (weekdays only).
  • 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.
  • No visitors under the age of 16.
  • 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: A partner may remain with the woman throughout her labour and birth and for as long as desired afterwards. A partner or support person can then visit once per day for a maximum of two hours. Only the partner or support person may visit the woman during her hospital stay. Please note LRH does not have facilities to support an extended stay by a partner or support person i.e. over multiple days/nights. Statement from Prof Euan Wallace AM, CEO of Safer Care Victoria: "The revised restrictions on hospital maternity visitors are based on the advice from Safer Care Victoria and our state's leading maternity experts - our most senior obstetricians and midwives. Partners can remain with the woman throughout her labour and birth and for as long as desired afterwards. Subsequent visits are allowed for up to two hours a day. This has not changed. These restrictions provide clear guidance for women and their care providers allowing them to prepare for the birth of their baby. Only the partner (or support person) of the woman may visit her during her hospital stay. Other visitors are not allowed. This is new and will keep new mothers, their babies and hospital staff safer. We know that this will be challenging for patients including new parents, but the restrictions balance the needs and preferences of women with the need to care for them and their babies in an environment free from COVID-19."
  • Paediatrics: Only 1 parent will be allowed to provide support to a paediatric patient.

COVID testing

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 www.hotdoc.com.au 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
Email: enquiries@lrh.com.au

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
Email: feedback@lrh.com.au

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

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

Alternative contact information

 

Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services brings together the former Department of Health, Department of Human Services and Sport and Recreation Victoria to support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians.

Better
Health Channel

Information on the Better Health Channel is provided to help you stay healthy or understand and manage your health and medical condition.

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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