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Departments

Inpatient ward

About us

The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine – Ward 5 West at Austin Health comprises of Respiratory Medicine, Ventilation Weaning Unit (VWU), Victorian Respiratory Support Service (VRSS), Respiratory High Dependency Unit (RHDU), Sleep Laboratory and Infectious Diseases.

The Respiratory Unit aims to maximise each patient’s positive health outcomes regardless of race, religion or beliefs by providing excellent holistic care and education to all in a supportive professional environment.

The Ventilation Weaning Unit and the Victorian Respiratory Support Service caters for adults from Victoria.

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