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Frankston Hospital

Frankston Hospital

Contact Details

2 Hastings Road (PO Box 52)
Melways Ref: 102 E4
Frankston Vic 3199
Phone: (03) 9784 7777

About Frankston Hospital

Frankston Hospital is the major provider of acute secondary and tertiary hospital services on the Mornington Peninsula. With 454 beds, it provides general and specialty medical and surgical services, mental health, maternity, and paediatric services.

In its role as a major teaching centre, the hospital has affiliations with Monash University and Deakin University and links with other universities in postgraduate studies. During your stay with us it is possible some of your day-to-day care will be undertaken by doctors in-training, under supervision of senior medical staff. Some of your care and treatment may also be undertaken by nursing or allied health students under supervision.

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Visiting Hours


Birthing Suites

By arrangement with Nurse Unit Manager.

Open access for partner and one other identified support person.

Antenatal and Postnatal Suites

6.30 am – 1.30 pm
3.30 pm – 8.30 pm

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

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  
4.00 pm – 8.00 pm  
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm A strict rest period no visitors
Flowers one vase 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 pm – 8.00 pm


Psychiatric Services

2 West & 1 West A  
4.00 pm – 8.00 pm Monday to Friday
10 am – 8.00 pm Weekends and public holidays


Intensive Care Unit

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


Acute Observation Ward

2.30 pm – 8.00 pm


Cardiac Investigation Unit/Thoracic Medicine

9am – 3.30 pm Monday to Friday,
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

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