Wollongong Private Hospital
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Admission Information

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with a personalised maternity birth experience in a warm
and friendly environment.

Admission Information

How to Book

Wollongong Private Hospital offers the option to book online or in person with one of our Midwives.

Online Admission

Once your pregnancy has been confirmed and you have arranged an appointment with an obstetrician accredited to Wollongong Private Hospital, please fill in our online maternity booking form. You will be directed to the Ramsay MyCare page to log in and complete the required information.

Once you have completed the online admission form, you will receive an email reply to confirm your online registration has been received (this may occur the next working day).

In order for us to process your online admission, please forward in the prepaid envelope provided:

  • Admission Referral from your Obseterician (green)
  • Copy of your Antenatal card (yellow card) front and back

Admission with the Midwife

Alternatively, you may book in at Wollongong Private Hospital by visiting one of our Midwives. Phone (02) 4286 1077 Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 5pm to book an appointment.

For your booking appointment, please be sure to bring:

  • Completed Maternity Admission Details form
  • Maternity Health History – General form
  • Admission Referral form from your Obsetetrician (green)
  • Antenatal Card (yellow card)

We will be pleased to assist you, if you have any enquiries regarding your admission paperwork please contact us on (02) 42861077.

Patient account information

Wollongong Private Hospital has agreements with all major health funds, minimising upfront and out of pocket expenses for members. If your level of cover specifies that an excess or co-payment is payable, then you will be required to pay this on admission. Please contact your private health fund who will confirm your level of cover and advise you if there is an excess or co-payment on your policy.

Our admission staff are also happy to discuss out of pocket expenses if you are considering having your baby at Wollongong Private Hospital and do not contribute to a private health fund.

If you are at present covered by single health insurance, you are strongly advised to consider transferring to family cover at least three months before your expected date of delivery. The majority of health funds do not automatically cover your baby if there is a problem requiring neonatal care, unless family insurance had been in effect for a minimum of three months.

Costs for obstetric, anaesthetic and paediatric services are contracted between yourself and the practitioner. Please discuss with the individual specialists the costs that may be incurred.

We strongly recommend that you contact your health fund regarding your coverage to ensure you are not faced with unexpected expenses.

On admission, a compulsory $25 fee is payable to cover the cost of incidentals.

If you have any queries regarding costs in relation to your upcoming admission, please contact us on (02) 42861144 or (02) 42861131.

Previous Medical Treatment

If you have been receiving treatment elsewhere – especially outside Australia – please be sure to advise your specialist.