The Urgent Care service provides 24 hour access to assessment, care and triage provided by acute nursing staff.
Medical services are provided by the general practice co-located on the site. Doctors are on call after hours and may charge a fee for the service.
Lorne Community Hospital has an average of 2500 presentations per year.
Reception: 5289 4300
Director Clinical Services: 5289 4307
Specialised services are available through the Urgent Care Department:
Lorne Community Hospital has a 4 bed acute care area with 24 hour division one nursing staff and medical support from the on site General Practice Clinic.
Lorne Community Hospital promotes inlcusive care and discharge planning. All rooms overlook the ocean promoting early recovery.
Private respite and Restorative care is available with a multidisplinary team approach to care. Weekly team meetings are held to enhance the patient goal process.
Victorian Government Emergency Dept Fact Sheets.
Emergency department fact sheets provide condition specific health and medical information for people attending the emergency department.
They are designed to assist communication between emergency department clinicians and patients and/or carers.
The Charter allows patients, consumers, families, carers and services providing health care to share an understanding of the rights of people receiving health care. This helps everyone to work together towards a safe and high quality health system.