Latrobe Regional Hospital

Infection Control

Latrobe Regional Hospital has procedures in place to prevent the spread of infections to patients, visitors and staff.

We have an infection control team which conducts regular audits of clinical areas, patient records and microbiological reports.

The hospital’s environmental, cleaning and waste disposal procedures are also audited regularly.

 

Our Vision: One infection is too many.

 

Our Mission: To work with the Latrobe Regional Hospital community to protect all from transmission of infectious agents. We will achieve this through use of evidence-based infection control preventions, surveillance, education, immunisation and promotion of safe work practice including:

  • hand hygiene
  • staff immunisation program
  • management of needlestick injuries
  • hospital acquired infection data collection
  • review of all positive pathology results
  • infection control auditing of clinical areas

  

Contact Details

Email: LRH Infection Control This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone 5173 8512, 5173 8065 or 5173 8457 

 

Looking for a way to support our community this Christmas?

Proceeds from this year's Christmas Giving Appeal will be used to purchase humidifier machines for our Critical Care Unit. These machines work with oxygen systems to help our patients to breathe easier. 

Can you help us reach the $36,000 target? Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your support!

Latrobe Regional Hospital

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Quick Contact Details

For Emergencies Call: 000
Ambulance / Fire / Police

General enquiries
For general enquiries to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Telephone: 03 5173 8000 - Fax: 03 5173 8444
Email: enquiries@lrh.com.au

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Email: feedback@lrh.com.au

Emergency Department
For calls to Latrobe Regional Hospital’s 
Emergency Department Telephone: 03 5173 8222
For emergency assistance telephone 000

Mental Health Triage
Single point of entry for referral to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Mental Health Service Telephone: 1300 363 322
For emergency assistance telephone 000. Learn more

Address
10 Village Avenue, Traralgon West, Victoria, 3844
PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
ABN: 18 128 843 652

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Latrobe Regional Hospital is located on the traditional land of the Gunaikurnai people. We pay our respect to the land this organisation stands on today. We bestow the same courtesy to all other First Peoples, past and present, who now reside in this region.

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