Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island BabiesSWH Aboriginal Liaison Officers can support you during your pregnancy, birth and follow up care of your baby. We have a cultural and holistic approach to your care, working with SWH staff to provide culturally safe care for you and your family.
Antenatal ClinicThe Women's Health Services works closely with the Maternity Unit to ensure we offer the best possible care for you, your baby and your family.
Childbirth EducationOur childbirth education services can increase your confidence about what to expect during pregnancy, labour, birth, breastfeeding and the weeks following the birth of your baby.
Continence UrologyThe Continence Urology Service can help people who have urinary and faecal continence issues. We offer assessment, education and management advice on a range of continence issues for children and adults.
Continuity Midwife ProgramContinuity Midwife Program (CMP) provides women with access to a midwife or small team of midwives who cares for you throughout the childbearing journey and early parenting period.
Diabetes EducationThe Diabetes Services team provides education and support for people with diabetes and their families. Our diabetes services team includes diabetes educators, dietitians, a self-management coordinator and allied health assistant.
Domiciliary CareAt SWH we provide postnatal care in the home for mothers who birth with us and for mothers returning from tertiary hospitals and/or special care nurseries.
Health PromotionThe South West Healthcare Health Promotion team works in partnership with our communities to create healthy environments where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies ProgramThe Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies program is a free outreach service providing support to pregnant women in Warrnambool and district community. The aim of the service is to improve the health and wellbeing of both mothers, babies and their families by working together to find solutions to things that are worrying you.
Infant Feeding SupportOur Infant Feeding Support Service is staffed by qualified Lactation Consultants who is also experienced in bottle feeding and all areas of child nutrition.
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.
Maternity Assessment UnitThe Women’s Health Service provides a Maternity Assessment Unit where you can access urgent self-referral or medically recommended appointments when there are concerns for you or your baby after 20 weeks gestation.
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.
Neonatal Special Care NurseryOur Special Care Nursery provides care for babies that are unwell, premature or require additional support that cannot be provided within the Maternity Unit.
Nutrition & DieteticsNutrition and Dietetics at South West Healthcare provides a wide range of nutrition services to inpatients, outpatients and people in the community.
Paediatrics and Neonatal MedicineAt Warrnambool Paediatrics, we offer comprehensive care to children and young people from ages 0 to 18 years. Our 5 paediatricians see patients in both the outpatient clinic, and in Warrnambool Base Hospital where we have a 10 bed children’s ward and a 6 bed Special Care Nursery for premature or unwell newborns.
Perinatal Emotional Health ProgramThe Perinatal Emotional Health Program (PEHP) is a voluntary program of South West Healthcare Mental Health and Wellbeing Services that provides family centred psychological care for women and or partners during pregnancy and up to one year post birth.
PharmacySouth West Healthcare Pharmacy provides comprehensive medication services to a range of patients and carers as needed for their best care.
PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapists are experts in movement and function. We work with you to achieve as much movement and independence as possible, and assist in improving injuries or conditions which may have been present from birth, as the result of an accident / injury or part of ageing. We work with a variety of different conditions and ages.