Comprehensive emergency treatment and care
An expert team of doctors and nurses are here for you when you need it most at Epworth Geelong.
In our emergency department, have direct access to diagnostic services, theatres and a wide range of on-call specialists and referral services.
Our emergency department treatment spaces are designed to provide privacy while reducing outside noise. All treatment spaces feature solid walls and have their own TVs.
Getting to emergency
Emergency at Epworth Geelong is located at:
1 Epworth Place (off Pigdons Road) Waurn Ponds
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Parking is available on-site with temporary parking available at the front of the Emergency Department entrance for up to 15 minutes. There is additional on-site parking available close to the main entrance of the hospital – parking fees apply.
A discounted parking pass is available for patients attending Epworth Geelong Emergency Department, available from Emergency Department reception.
What to expect at emergency
We understand it can be a stressful time when making the decision to seek emergency care. Sometimes, knowing what to expect can be helpful in these situations.
Firstly, you will be triaged by our highly trained nursing staff to access the urgency of your medical condition. Then, our clerical staff will confirm your personal details and will discuss fees payable.
Following this, your emergency consultation, investigation, and treatment will be undertaken. If your condition requires hospital admission, the team will arrange your transfer to a ward or you will be discharged home with a plan for follow up treatment.
Please be aware, you may experience wait times throughout your visit.