Bra and Prosthesis FitterTogether, the McGrath Breast Care Nurse and Certified Bra and Prosthesis Fitter provide emotional and practical support for women, men and their families directly or indirectly affected by a breast cancer diagnosis across the Warrnambool region.
Breast Cancer SupportTogether, the McGrath Breast Care Nurse and Certified Bra and Prosthesis Fitter provide emotional and practical support for women, men and their families directly or indirectly affected by a breast cancer diagnosis across the Warrnambool region.
Cancer Link NurseThe Cancer Link Nurse at South West Healthcare provides support for people affected by cancer in Warrnambool and surrounding areas.
Clinical Trials UnitThe Clinical Trials Unit at SWH provides regional patients with access to new and emerging medications in an effort to improve medical care for all through the participation in Clinical Trials. Clinical Trials are research studies of medications or devices involving human volunteers, the safety and effectiveness of the new treatment is studied.
Day OncologyProviding a range of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy and clinical trials, the Day Oncology Unit provides inpatient and outpatient care.
District NursingProvides a range of nursing care in the community delivered by registered and enrolled nursing staff. Nursing care is available to people of all ages who will benefit from community based care that will support the individual to receive care and remain independent in there own home or other suitable community location.
GastroenterologyGastroenterology is a specialist medicine that is concerned with the digestive system and diseases that affect the gut. A gastroenterologist treats conditions such as gastritis, peptic ulcer conditions, bowel disease, liver problems such as hepatitis and cirrhosis.
General Internal MedicineThe General Internal Medicine Department focuses on general and acute care medicine, and provides care for patients that require intensive care. We provide specialist non-surgical healthcare to adult patients with complex, serious, difficult and interconnecting medical problems.
General SurgeryThe general surgery unit at South West Healthcare comprises four surgeons who together manage a broad range of surgical problems and provide emergency and elective services, including endoscopy and colonoscopy.
Geriatric MedicineGeriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on the health and care of people over the age of 65. A Geriatrician diagnoses and treat conditions that occur during the ageing process. They help manage dementia and other cognitive problems, incontinence, nutrition and problems with mobility and frailty.
GynaecologyThe gynaecology team provide specialist women's health services for a wide range of issues including obstetrics, pregnancy, childbirth, hormone disorders and fertility issues.
Infection PreventionThe Infection Prevention Service at South West Healthcare is committed to keeping our patients, staff and visitors safe from infection.
Intensive CareThe Intensive Care Unit has both Intensive Care and High Dependency beds. We have specialised staff and equipment to provide care for patients who have suffered a serious illness or have undergone major surgery. Our priority is to provide the best care for our patients within a supportive and friendly environment for both staff and patients.
Medical ImagingMedical imaging is provided onsite at both Camperdown and Warrnambool hosptials. Diagnositic imaging allows us to detect and treat diseases including interventional radiology which is the performance of medical procedures under the guidance of imaging technologies.
Migrant and Refugee SupportSettlement, Engagement & Transition Support (SETS) aims to equip humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants in their first five years in Australia with the knowledge and skills to settle in our region. Clients are given settlement related information advice, advocacy and assistance to access mainstream services that helps them to plan and meet their own needs.
ObstetricsObstetrics is a specialist service that is focused on pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. An Obstetrician has the skills to manage complex high-risk pregnancies and births, fertility issues and performs interventions and caesareans.
OphthalmologyOphthalmology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. An ophthalmologist is a specialist who treats common and complex eye diseases such as loss of vision, eye injuries, glaucoma and cataracts.
OrthopaedicsOrthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system, which includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves, allows you to move, work, and be active.
PharmacySouth West Healthcare Pharmacy provides comprehensive medication services to a range of patients and carers as needed for their best care.
Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryPlastic and Reconstruction surgery unit providing a regional service to the southwest of Victoria in areas of skin cancer management, hand and wrist surgery, trauma and burns surgery and breast reconstruction
Renal Medicine & DialysisRenal medicine, or nephrology, involves the care of patients with all forms of kidney disease. A major part of the work of nephrology specialists is the management of patients with acute kidney injury or advanced chronic kidney disease. This may involve renal replacement therapy, by dialysis or kidney transplant.
Smoking Cessation ClinicTo help you to give up smoking and provide support to assist you staying smoke free. Our program includes one on one counselling addressing why you may smoke and how to change "habits" and deal with the emotional side to smoking. We educate our clients in the correct use of smoking cessation medications and how to qualify for PBS scripts.
Stomal TherapyStomal therapy service provides education and support to people undergoing surgery that involves the formation of a stoma. This education includes the pre and post-operative care of a stoma or Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube management. A stoma is a surgically created opening on the body, this includes the elimination of body waste.
UrologyUrology is a specialist service that deals with problems of the kidney, bladder, urethra and adrenal glands. An Urologist is a specialist who treats men, women and children with conditions such as cancer, kidney stones and infection, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, infertility and pelvic muscular problems.