How to Arrange An Admission
Wollongong Private Hospital accepts the following patients for admission:
Anyone with private hospital insurance cover
Self insured patients
An estimate quote for bed fees etc will be sent out to you prior to admission wherever possible
Workers compensation/ third party
Persons claiming workers compensation or third party damages can be admitted once approval has been obtained from their insurance company
Persons from overseas can be admitted once approval has been obtained from their insurance company
Veterans Affairs patients
Veterans and War Widows can be admitted to the Hospital
The process for referring and admitting to Wollongong Private Hospital is as follows:
Elective admissions (for planned surgery) - are arranged through the office of an accredited Visiting Medical Specialist. In most cases a General Practitioner would refer you to a Specialist at their rooms where an elective admission could be arranged if appropriate.
Unplanned admissions or Transfers from a Public Hospital - You will need to have your care accepted by an accredited Visiting Medical Specialist. The Patient Flow Manager/ Operational Manager may be contacted on 02 4286 1237 to answer questions about this process and to determine bed availability.
You will be required to present insurance details, show proof of WorkCover approval or pay the estimated cost of your stay if self-insured, prior to admission.
It is recommended that if you are requiring emergency care, you present to your nearest Public Hospital Emergency Department.
The Hospital can be contacted 24 hours a day on 02 4286 1000.