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Acute Medical

Acute Medical

Telephone 5367 9611
Fax 5367 7021
Contact Nurse Manager Medical/Surgical and Urgent Care Centres
Location Bacchus Marsh Hospital
29 -35 Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340
Service Description

The Medical/Surgical Unit has a variety of services for general medical conditions and provides post-operative care.

The ward is staffed at all times by Registered and Enrolled nurses.

General Medical Practitioners with approved in-patient admission rights are able to admit patients with acute medical conditions to the ward. The admission process is organised through the Nurse Manager, or the person deputising in the position, and is dependent upon bed availability. In addition to General Practitioners, there are many Specialist Medical Services provided.

Eligibility All people requiring public hospital care under the Medicare Agreement or private patients. All patients must be admitted by a Medical Officer with hospital admitting rights to Western Health.
Access hours 24 hours
Referral process Referred by Medical Practitioner or transferred from another hospital.
Cost to client As per Medicare Agreement for public patients or by private health insurance cover.

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