Latrobe Regional Hospital, Your Hospital
to Latrobe Regional Hospital, the designated regional health service for the
a purpose-built, 261-bed teaching hospital offering a suite of medical
services from its Traralgon West location. Catering for a population of more
than 240,000, the hospital treats close to 115,000 people every year, more
than a quarter of them in our busy Emergency Department.
hospital provides services in the areas of aged care, cancer care, elective
surgery, maternity, rehabilitation and mental health. It runs eight community
mental health centres across Gippsland and a Community Residential Care Unit
for people with prolonged severe mental illness and associated disability.
provides fantastic employment opportunities as one of the region’s biggest
employers. Our 1789 staff members are employed in clinical and medical
professions, administration, catering and cleaning. The hospital is linked
with the Monash University School of Nursing and the Gippsland Medical School
and actively participates in undergraduate teaching.
addition we have 45 regular volunteers and a whole army of valued supporters
who assist with a variety of tasks and our popular community and fundraising
events, such as the Run for Your Life fun run and walk and the annual Gala
and 2013 our major focus is the $8 million redevelopment of our Allied Health
department and expansion of the Gippsland
Cancer Care Centre, which includes William Buckland radiotherapy,
chemotherapy and dialysis.
this investment and donations of close to $600,000 in 2011/2012, we continue to
meet the needs of our community and to deliver the best health care possible
to the residents of Gippsland.