87 Station Road Foster, Victoria, 3960 sghosp@sghs.com.au
Visiting hours 9.30am-11.30am and
5.00pm-7.00pm daily
8.30 am to 12.30pm Saturdays
(from 6 June 2020)
Note:There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID19
(please see details under the “Patient” tab below).

COVID-19 Local Support Booklet

The South Coast Primary and Community Partnership with South Gippsland Shire Council and Bass Coast Shire Council have developed a local support booklet in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The booklet is available to download below – and online on South Gippsland Shire Council’s, Bass Coast Shire Council’s and the South Coast Primary and Community Partnership’s websites.

COVID-19 Support Booklet

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Please note we have new processes in place for entry to our hospital, due to COVID-19

Visiting a patient

Visiting hours are now restricted to the following hours:

9.30 am to 11.30 am and 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm – Daily

8.30 am to 12.30 pm – Saturdays (from 6 June 2020)

  • There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID19
    Temperature checks may be taken
  • When visiting patients enter through the main entrance (only) and report to Reception
  • We ask that you sign the visitor book located at Main Reception and the Ward Nurse Station 

The following visitor rules are in place:

  • One visitor per patient at a time, up to 1 hour at a time
    (unless there are exceptional circumstances)
  • Maintain social distancing

Urgent Care

  • Entry through the Ambulance Entry (Near Radiology)
  • Press the Nurse button and wait for a nurse to see you

Radiology Appointment

  • There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID19
    Temperature checks may be taken
  • Entry through the Ambulance Entry (Near Radiology)
  • Report to the Radiology Reception

Visiting for other Reasons

  • There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID-19
    Temperature checks may be taken
  • Enter through the main entrance (only) and report to Reception

Thank you for your understanding in implementing the processes required.

BEYOND BLUE:  Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service  – 1800 512 348

https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/?utm_campaign=hp_banner

Feeling worried or struggling to cope during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Beyond Blue trained counsellors are there to support you 24/7.

Annual Appeal Donations

South Gippsland Hospital receives government funding for the basic running of the health service, however we provide a wide range of services that are either not funded or only partially funded. These activities are funded by generous community support. There are several ways in which you can support the South Gippsland Hospital through a generous donation or gift.
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WHAT PATIENTS SAY ABOUT US

Our promise is a quality-driven service, and our aim is to ensure affordable access to healthcare services
The nursing, hospital and medical staff were nothing short of excellent and I cannot fault the medical and hospital services. You are doing a great job. You should be proud of the service you run. Jan 2019
I had an excellent experience. Thank you. All staff were excellent. I was impressed with the level and quality of care and I am extremely grateful you could look after me.  Jan 2019
Thank you all for the best care I could have received while a patient here. This is a fantastic hospital and you all deserve to be congratulated. Thanks again.  Jan 2019