General information

Admission or access to any of the services offered at Geelong Private Hospital is available via referral.

Your local GP, physician, surgeon or allied health professional will be able to assist you with obtaining a referral to a private specialist who is accredited at the hospital and who can organise your admission or enrolment into a program.

During your stay you will be under the direct care of this private specialist who will from time to time be assisted by other accredited private specialists or hospital staff.

Once your admission has been arranged you will be given an admission form to be completed and returned to the hospital at least four days prior to your admission.

The staff of our pre-admission clinic will contact you prior to your day of admission, either by phone or they may request that you make a brief visit to the hospital at a mutually convenient time.

Our staff will let you know what time to arrive, what items to bring with you and will be able to answer any questions or address any concerns that you may have about your stay with us.

On arrival, please report to the main reception staff.

Geelong Private Hospital has private and twin shared rooms available with an en-suite in each room.

All our private and shared rooms have personal bedside televisions, telephones and nurse call facilities.

Local calls are free of charge and mobile calls/STD calls can be made using a phone card, which is available at reception.

Our facilities include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Direct dial telephones
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hairdresser available upon request
  • Hudsons Coffee
  • Interpreter service available on request
  • Newspapers and magazines delivered daily
  • Outdoor visitors area
  • Private bathrooms
  • Private rooms
  • Televisions in each room
  • Visitor and disabled parking
  • Visits from the clergy available on request
  • Visitors lounge.

Geelong Private Hospital is recognised by all major health funds that will reimburse treatment costs depending on your level of coverage.

We can provide you with an estimate of hospital charges and outline the level of cover by your fund and any out-of-pocket expenses you may incur.

Prior approval is sought for compensable patients (i.e. Workcover, TAC or DVA).

If you do not have private health insurance please contact us prior to your admission to obtain an estimate of the cost of your stay.

Your account must be paid in full on admission.


Patient information directory 2016/17

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