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

Visiting hours 10.30am-12.30pm and 4.00pm-6.00pm. Two visitors only.

Please adhere to the following:

  • Unlimited number of visitors to the Macalister Nursing Home between 10am-7.30pm (protected meal times apply).
  • 1 support person if approved to accompany an outpatient to chemotherapy, radiotherapy, allied health, pre-admission, Hospital in the Home and the Day Procedure Unit.
  • 1 support person for Emergency Department patients during their stay.
  • 2 visitors for a person with a life threatening medical condition are able to stay for a length of time determined by the treating team or Nurse Unit Manager.
  • 2 visitors at any one time for a patient receiving end-of-life care for an unlimited duration.
  • 1 support person for a patient with a disability or behavioural issue.

Thomson Women's, Children and Birthing Unit

  • A birthing woman may have her partner or one support person with her during her time in the birth suite.
  • The partner or support person of a woman in maternity is able to visit throughout the day between 9am-9pm.
  • A child under the age of 18 is able to have the support of one or two parents or guardians at the same time throughout the day between 9am-9pm.
  • One parent or guardian may stay overnight to support the child.
  • Children and siblings are permitted to visit the Thomson Unit and are included in the 'two visitor' requirement.
  • Both parents of a baby in the Special Care Nursery are able to visit at the same time throughout the day. An overnight stay for one parent may be arranged at the discretion of the Nurse Unit Manager

Face masks are mandatory when visiting LRH and visitors must adhere to COVID-19 screening criteria and a temperature test.

If you have any of the following symptoms:

  • fever
  • chills or sweats
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste

please get tested for coronavirus.

Click on this link to find out where to get a COVID-19 test locally.

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.


Media Releases

Stage 3 expansion

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

COVID-19 vaccinations

How do you book in for a COVID-19 vaccination locally?

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Donate safely online

You can donate online to our Defibrillator Appeal or choose where you'd like your donation to go. There are numerous options including our wards, mental health service and cancer care.

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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