Hospital and Urgent Care
Urgent Care Centre
Please note if it is an emergency and you require an ambulance please phone 000
Upon arrival to the UCC, a nurse will assess your medical condition and assign a ‘triage’ category. You will be asked some questions about yourself including your name, date of birth, your address, Medicare number and what issues brings you to Urgent Care.
Corryong Health‘s general practitioners are rostered on call from 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday. Doctors are also available 24/7 via our Telehealth partnership with Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED). VVED will provide you with a plan of care, prescriptions, pathology and radiology imaging referrals.
In UCC you will be treated by highly trained registered Nurses
Your condition will determine whether you will be admitted to the hospital, transferred to another hospital or be discharged home.
Corryong Health has eight acute hospital beds. Patients are admitted by one of the General Practitioners and cared for by our multi-skilled nursing team. In this hospital we offer the following services:
- Slow stream rehabilitation
- Acute Care
- Post-Acute Care
- Palliative Care*
- Emergency Respite Care
We also have a High Dependence Unit (HDU) which is used to treat and stabilise critical ill clients and then transfer these emergency clients to a major hospital.
Palliative Care is a holistic approach and is provided by a multidisciplinary skilled team including medical officers, allied health, home care, district nurses, volunteers, social workers, grief counsellors and acute staff. Hours are by arrangement. Our aim is to focus on wellness while meeting the needs of people whose illness is not responsive to curative treatment. We also provide ongoing support to the individual and family as and when needed.