Overview

In an emergency, always call '000' first.

Epworth Richmond Emergency Department

Epworth Richmond's emergency department treats more patients than any other private hospital emergency department in Victoria, caring for over 29,200 adults and children annually. It is staffed by a team of experienced doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The emergency department assesses and treats people with serious injuries and those in need of emergency treatment.

Features:

  • 31 private treatment spaces
  • 4 fast-track chairs for acute and easily treated injuries
  • 2 resuscitation bays
  • 2 isolation rooms
  • a paediatric area
  • direct under cover access for up to 4 Ambulance and 2 MICA (mobile intensive care ambulance) vehicles

Hours of operation:

  • 24 hours, 7 days

Contact:

Ph: 03 9506 3000
Fx: 03 9506 3080


Epworth Geelong Emergency Department

An expert team of doctors and nurses provide comprehensive emergency treatment and care at Epworth Geelong. Patients have direct access to diagnostic services, theatres and a wide range of on-call specialists and referral services.

Our emergency department treatment spaces are designed to provide privacy while reducing outside noise. All treatment spaces feature solid walls and have their own TVs.

Features:

  • 20 treatment spaces
  • 4 fast-track chairs for acute and easily treated injuries
  • 2 resuscitation bays
  • 1 isolation room for infectious diseases
  • car parking for up to 6 Ambulance and 2 MICA (mobile intensive care ambulance) vehicles)
  • on-site x-ray, MRI and CT scan

Hours of operation:

  • 8 am - midnight, 7 days

Contact:

Ph: 03 5271 7000
Fx: 03 5271 7199

For Families and Visitors

Families, friends and loved ones are welcome to join you at the emergency department during your visit. Generally, a maximum of two visitors at any time is permitted, and visitors may be asked to leave the room when a doctor takes a clinical history, conducts a physical examination and during certain other procedures. At all times, visitors are asked to respect the privacy of the patient and all others in the emergency department. 

 

 

 

Epworth Geelong Emergency Department

Epworth Geelong - Emergency Department fees

Initial consultation fees

All private emergency departments will charge a flat fee for your treatment that is not claimable under Medicare or private health insurance.

Epworth Geelong charges a flat fee of $230 for an initial patient consultation.

Out-of-pocket expenses

Depending on your treatment, you may also incur out-of-pocket pathology or radiology costs on top of initial consultation fees. A portion of these may be claimable under Medicare.

International patients

International patients who do not hold a valid Medicare card will incur higher fees and will have to pay associated fees up front.

The initial consultation fee for international patients is $445.

Epworth Richmond's Emergency Department

Epworth Richmond Emergency Department fees

Epworth Richmond charges a flat fee of $350 per patient. This out-of-pocket fee is not claimable under Medicare or private health insurance.

Depending on your treatment, you may also incur pathology or radiology costs which are on top of the out-of-pocket fee. If you hold a Medicare card, a portion of these will be claimable under Medicare.

International patients

International patients who do not hold a valid Medicare card will incur higher fees and will have to pay associated fees up front.

The initial consultation fee for international patients is $450.

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Epworth Geelong

  • 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
  • Emergency Department is open between 8:00 AM and midnight local time
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Epworth Richmond

  • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Emergency Department is open 24 hours
Clinical institute

Critical Care Clinical Institute

Director:
A/Prof Stephen  Warrillow
The Critical Care Clinical Institute includes anaesthetics, emergency medicine and intensive care medicine.