The Hunter Region’s first Private Emergency Department is now open at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital providing prompt and professional care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year by qualified Emergency Specialists.
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Presenting to the Private Emergency Department – ED
Patients are able to present directly to the ED without referral, be referred by their GP or request to be taken by NSW Ambulance. No appointment necessary.
Imaging and pathology available 24/7.
Plain film x-rays and blood tests bulk billed.
CT’s, MRI’s & Ultrasounds available and will be billed separately from service provider.
We specialise in:
Cardiology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics Medical, Paediatrics Surgery, Hand Surgery, Gastroenterology, Cardiothoracic, Urology, General Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Minor Trauma, Workers Compensation and Sporting Injuries.
Services Not available:
Psychiatry and Mental Health, Neurosurgery, Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, Aged Care Placements / Assessments, Hip Fractures, Obstetrics, Toxicology, Drug and Alcohol and Chronic Pain Services.
How much will it cost?
A $250 out of pocket expense applies (non-claimable through Medicare or private health funds).
There is nil charge for DVA patients.
Sports Injury Service
Lake Macquarie Private Hospital Emergency Department Saturday Sports Injury Service 12 - 7pm during the winter sporting season. Fast, efficient treatment and diagnosis by experienced Emergency Department staff working alongside Experienced Sports Physiotherapists.