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Inpatient Information

Social Work Department

Social workers are available in the hospital to discuss any non-medical problems resulting from your admission. They may arrange placements in residential and nursing homes and other complex care packages. Community care co-ordinators can assess for and arrange community services for patients being discharged from Woodend Hospital, to all areas. They can be contacted through the nurse in charge of the ward.


There are coin operated public telephones available throughout the hospital.


There are freephones for a taxi service available throughout the hospital.


Please ask the ward receptionist or nursing staff for details if you would like to make an appointment. Please ensure that you have enough money to cover the cost as you will have to pay at the time of your appointment. You can check current prices with the ward receptionist or nursing staff. The hairdresser is usually available once a fortnight.