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Gippsland Southern Health Service
Koonwarra Road (Private Bag 13)
Leongatha VIC 3953
Phone (03) 5667 5555
Fax (03) 5667 5516

GSHS Urgent Care Centres

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Leongatha and Korumburra Hospitals do not have Emergency Departments but both have Urgent Care Centre’s which are attended 24-hours-a-day by our nursing staff. The Departments are not independently staffed and our nursing staff also manage the inpatients within the Hospital.

The general public who present themselves to either Urgent Care Centre will be assessed by nursing staff who can contact the doctor on call for advice on treatment, or request the doctor on call to attend to the patient.

As the Hospital does not employ General Practitioners at the Urgent Care Centre’s, A FEE WILL BE CHARGED BY THE DOCTOR FOR MEDICAL SERVICES provided at the Hospital and patients will be charged for the costs of any investigations For this reason, members of the public are encouraged to attend the Hospital only in an emergency.

If your condition requires more specialist investigation or care than can be provided by our Hospitals transfer by ambulance may be required. If this occurs ...[Go to full story]

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Created as a result of the amalgamation of Korumburra District Hospital and Woorayl and District Hospital in 1992,Gippsland Southern Health Service provides a comprehensive range of Specialist General, Acute, Aged and Residential, Allied Health and Community Services to the residents of the Shire of South Gippsland.

Gippsland Southern Health Service is funded primarily through the Victorian Department of Human Services and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. It operates under the direction of the Minister for Health, Minister for Aged Care state-wide and nationally the Minister for Health and the Minister for Ageing.

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