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Visiting Hours

Click on the links below to find out visiting hours for each service listed.

Frankston Hospital

Midwifery

Birthing Suites

By arrangement with Nurse Unit Manager.

Open access for partner and one other identified support person.

Antenatal and Postnatal Suites

6.30am – 1.30pm
3.30pm – 8.30pm

The ward is strictly closed to ALL visitors between 1:30pm and 3:30pm

Women have the option to express a ‘No Visitors’ request at any time during their stay

It is therefore advisable for visitors to ensure access will be allowed prior to arrival.

Visiting during ward closure is by pre-arrangement only.

Children visiting the ward are to be supervised at all times and should not be left unattended by partners or visitors

Partners and visitors who are unwell should refrain from accessing the ward to avoid the spread of possible infectious illness to mothers and babies.

To ensure patient comfort a maximum of 4 visitors at any one time is advised.

Paediatric Ward

8am – 1pm Immediate family

2.30 – 7pm General visiting

1 – 2.30pm Rest period strictly no visitors

Coronary Care Unit  & Ward 5FS

10am – 12 noon

4 – 8pm

A strict rest period between 1.30 – 3.30pm

Flowers – one bowl of flowers per patient only.

Sweets and food – please check with registered nurse in charge.

General Wards, Surgical Unit 2 & Short Stay Unit

2.30- 8pm

Mental Health Services

1 West A : 4 – 8pm Monday to Friday

2 West  :   4 – 8.30pm Monday to Friday

Both 1 West A and 2 West Wards :
10am – 8pm Weekends and public holidays.

Intensive Care Unit

Visiting hours are at the discretion of the Nurse Unit Manager.

Acute Observation Ward

2.30 – 8pm

Cardiac Investigation Unit/Thoracic Medicine

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9am – 3.30 pm

Referrals: via General Practitioners

Contact number: All appointments and queries are directed to the Department of Thoracic Medicine on (03) 9788 1753,  Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

The Mornington Centre

The Mornington Centre offers patient-centred care and family members are welcome to visit at any time. Patients who are in Rehabilitation or Evaluation and Management usually attend therapy during the day (8.30am – 3.30pm). Family members are encouraged to discuss with the team their participation in the therapy program.  This should be done prior to attending during therapy times.

Rehabilitation Units (Golf Links Road and Rosebud)

Family members are welcome to visit any time up until 8.30pm. Patients who are in Rehabilitation or Evaluation and Management attend therapy during the day (8.30am – 3.30pm).

Family members are encouraged to discuss with the team their participation in the therapy program.  This should be done prior to attending during therapy times.

Rosebud Hospital

For all inpatient enquiries please ring the 5986 0666.

 Hillview (Inpatient) Rehabilitation
Open visiting hours.  Please note Hilllview has protected meal times of 12 – 1pm and 5pm – 6pm.

Walker Ward
Open visiting hours.

Tattersalls Palliative Care Unit (Golf Links Rd)

Any time. Please check with Nurse Unit Manager.