Operating Room Services provides elective and emergency services to Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs and country Victoria.
In June 2007, services at the Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation hospitals amalgamated to provide a service on the Austin Hospital that includes a new Surgery & Endoscopy Centre.
Surgical procedures performed each year number approximately 18,000 and include:
The operating suite comprises 12 operating theatres, two procedure rooms and two endoscopy rooms. A 365 day-a-year emergency service and an elective service between Monday and Friday are provided.
Day and Day of Surgery Admittance (DOSA) patients are admitted through the Surgery & Endoscopy Centre, where they are prepared for surgery.