Latrobe Regional Hospital

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Latrobe Regional Hospital
A regional public health service for the whole of Gippsland
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Welcome to Latrobe Regional Hospital

the specialist referral health service for the
Gippsland region

Latrobe Regional Hospital Staff Members


Click on this link for information about testing and vaccination sites in Gippsland 


From Friday 30 July 2021

New visitor guidelines 

No visitors are allowed at LRH except under the following circumstances



Critical and end of life care

To visit a patient whose medical condition is life threatening, is dying and/or receiving end of life care

2 people at a time, unlimited time.  As approved by the treating medical team.


A partner or support person for a pregnant woman or patient in birthing or a maternity ward 

1 partner or support person, unlimited time. No overnight stay

Paediatric Patients

Parents/guardians of a child who is a patient in hospital 

2 parents/guardians allowed, unlimited time. Overnight stay restricted to 1 parent/guardian

ED and Outpatients

Support for a patient attending an emergency department or outpatient clinic if necessary to support the provision of care 

1 person during their ED stay or outpatient appointment

Emotional or social support

To provide emotional or social support to a patient if this cannot be done electronically this also includes:

people with a mental health condition or dementia

to provide language support 

1 person, visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator

Discharge Planning

The visitor is learning to support the patient’s care upon discharge 

2 people, unlimited time. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator


A person who is picking up a patient following a procedure/appointment or a patient being discharged 

1 person

Palliative care: Under special circumstances LRH Executive approval may be given on compassionate grounds to a palliative care patient.

Please check you have not been at a COVID-19 public exposure site before entering LRH

If you have any of the following symptoms:

  • fever
  • chills or sweats
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste

please get tested for coronavirus.

If you become very unwell with COVID-19 symptoms outside of clinic hours, please contact the LRH Emergency Department for initial screening and advice. You may be required to attend the ED for testing and should take the necessary precautions such as wearing a mask.




Media Releases

Clinical Trials

Come to our free event to learn about cancer clinical trials in Gippsland.

read more
Cancer Care

Telehealth gateway

Easy access to your telehealth appointment.

click here
Major Projects

Having a baby?

Our team is with you from the start of your pregnancy to delivery and home.

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You Can Help

COVID-19 vaccinations

Operating hours and days for Vaccine Community Clinics in Gippsland.

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Tax Time - Focus on Falls

The end of the financial year is a time many people contribute to fundraising causes. You can donate online to our Focus on Falls Campaign as we raise money to purchase bed alarms for patients at risk of falling in our hospital. On average, one patient falls at LRH every day. We don't want it to be you or someone you love. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

Latrobe Regional Hospital

It's your hospital

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

Feedback about our service
Read about the many ways to provide feedback to our service or share your experience of our health service by downloading a feedback form here

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

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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