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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Changes to visitation at our facilities due to COVID-19

Metro South Health hospitals and aged care facilities are now able to receive visitors but please be aware of visitor restrictions at this time. This is for the health and safety of our patients, staff and community. Exceptions can be provided for patients in palliative care/end-of-life care, neonatal/paediatric care and Intensive Care in some circumstances. Please make contact with your loved one's ward so that details can be arranged for specific cases. Read more about hospital visitor restrictions.

Thank you for your understanding.


Find more information about visiting one of our facilities or services across the Metro South Health area.

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COVID-19 Response

We thank you for your understanding and support as we take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here you can find more information on the Metro South Health COVID-19 response across our facilities.

Referrals and booking

As a public health provider, most of services are offered free of charge to people with a Medicare card. However, you will often need a written referral from your general practitioner (GP) before we can book you in.

Doctor and patient

Coming to hospital

Whether you're visiting us for a day appointment or you're staying overnight, you'll need to know what to expect, what to bring and where you can get further information.

Nurse and patient

Your time in hospital

Nurse and patient

Leaving hospital

Our staff will work with you to plan your return home after your stay in hospital. This will help to ensure that you have everything you need for a full recovery when you leave us.

Doctor and patient

Your rights and responsibilities

As our patient, you not only have the right to safe and high quality health care, but also to be treated as an individual with dignity and respect, and be included in all decisions and choices about your care.

Last updated 25 September 2020
Last reviewed 23 September 2020