First services open in new Wonthaggi Hospital
The first services in the new Wonthaggi Hospital are now open
Main Entry/Front of House to the entire hospital site is now within the new Wonthaggi Hospital.
Come here to access Pathology, Acute Ward, Radiology, Theatre and Maternity. Park in the main carpark, accessible via Graham Street.
Emergency has a dedicated entry. Radiology can be accessed via Main Entry.
The old main entry will be closed to the public.
Allied Health entry will remain open for outpatient and dental appointments, as per usual.
The new Emergency Department has general cubicles, resuscitation cubicles, a behavioural assessment room, a plaster room and a procedure room.
Our larger patients will be catered for by a designated bariatric cubicle, plus there will be high acuity cubicles for particularly ill patients.
Children will be treated in the designated paediatric cubicle and there will be isolation cubicles for those with infectious conditions.
Sub-acute services are now operating from Armitage House, accessible via Baillieu Street West, Wonthaggi. .
Acute Ward has moved to the new Kodowlinun Ward on Level 3 of the new hospital, offering 32 beds. The new ward has so many features:
- 3 high acuity beds for close observation
- A bariatric room
- An isolation room
- Paediatric beds for the future once Paediatric inpatient care commences (2023)
- 16 single rooms and 8 double rooms
- A patient lounge overlooking Wonthaggi.
Theatre will relocate to the new hospital in February.
If you can see yourself working in the new hospital – in clinical and non-clinical roles – our Human Resources team would love to hear from you. Email them on email@example.com or phone them on 5671 3151.
Read our media releases about the new Wonthaggi Hospital here: