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Acute Care

East Wimmera Health Service, offer a range of Acute services across each the five sites, each community supports a local doctor, who is the cornerstone for providing ongoing care to the community.

East Wimmera Health Service provides a 24-hour urgent care at each of its five campuses, providing resuscitation and limited stabilisation prior to transfer of the patient to a larger hospital. Due to the large geographical distances and the nature of the injuries presenting we are fortunate to have access to both the Ambulance helicopter and the fixed wing air craft that rush patients to either a major regional hospital or a metropolitan hospital.

Acute Services at East Wimmera Health Service include medical care provided primarily by GPs, medical staff not usually available on site. Low to medium complexity acute medical inpatient services to local community.

Private Uninsured or Ineligible Patient

If you choose to be treated as a Private patient but do not have Health Insurance you will be responsible for payment for all accounts.

An ineligible patient is one that does not hold a Medicare Card and is not visitor from a country with a reciprocal health care agreement which are as follows:

  • Belgium
  • Finland
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Slovenia
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

Inpatient charges

Same Day
Single Room – $403 / Shared Room $418

Overnight (Multi-Day)
Single Room – $821 / Shared Room – $735

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