Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
If you are unable to attend placement due to ill-health or personal reasons, you are required to contact:
You will also need to provide a medical certificate or a Statutory Declaration. You will need to:
Make-up shifts for shifts missed during your current placement are strictly to be discussed with the Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator and your education provider placement team. Make-up shifts from previous placements are not permitted on your current placement.
If you become unwell whilst at work and an emergency response is called, you are required to attend the Austin Health Emergency Department as per Austin Health policy. If you are at at the Repatriation or Royal Talbot campus this will require ambulance transfer.
Students are made aware of this in their orientation.