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Emergency Care and Rapid Assessment Pathways

 

  • Emergency Departments

    When referring to ED, phone calls to the admitting officer and referral letters with an accurate medication list and copies of test results are very helpful.

  • Frankston ED Consultant Phone 9784 7196 // Rosebud ED Consultant Phone 5986 0623

         See Outpatent page for Fracture Clinic Information

  • Hospital in the Home

    Phone : 9784 7777 ask for HITH Consultant.

  • Maternity

Pregnancy and Postnatal Assessment- When and How to Refer 2019

 

REMINDER : Limited Emergency Paediatric Surgical Services at Peninsula Health

GPs are reminded that emergency Paediatric General and Urological surgery is not usually performed at Frankston Hospital.

If you are managing a child less than 16 years of age who is unwell and who is likely to deteriorate clinically or require surgery ( for example probable appendicitis or testicular torsion) please strongly consider referring them to Monash Health directly. If the patient comes to Peninsula Health first, delay to definitive treatment will occur.

Emergency paediatric Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic services are available for patients with acute injuries who are referred to Fracture Clinic or Plastic Surgery Clinic or who present to the Frankston Hospital Emergency Department. The Orthopaedic unit looks after paediatric trauma patients and shares care with the paediatricians for paediatric patients with bone or joint infections.

 

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