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Emergency

Services Available at Maitland Hospital

Service nameDescriptionLocation
Emergency Department
Assessment of urgent patients who cannot wait to see their GP.
For more information about the Emergency Department click here.
Ground floor. Use Emergency department entrance ( no public access from the main entrance).

Open:  24hours a day, 7 days a week including public holidays.
Inpatient Services

Patients who are staying at the  hospital (admitted) receive these services.

Doctors, Nurses and Allied health staff  (Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Speech Pathologists, Social Workers and Allied Health Assistants) work on the Inpatient wards.

See below for individual service information
Wards :
3A and 3B
4C and 4D.
Patients who are sick with a range of issues or recovering from surgery will be treated here.Wards 3A and 3B, Level 3.

Wards 4C and 4D. Level 4.
Mental Health Unit Treatment of conditions relating to the mind, brain and well being.
For more information about HNE Mental Health Services click here.
Mental Health Unit, Level 3.
Birthing UnitFor birthing women or women who present with complication of pregnancy.
For more information about Maternity Services at Maitland Hospital click here.
Level 1
Special Care UnitBabies requiring close monitoring and treatment.Level 1
Children and Adolescents WardUnit in the hospital for children and young people up to the age of 17 years.Ward  4B, Level 4.
Maternity WardServices to manage mothers before, during and after giving birth.
For more information about Maternity Services at Maitland Hospital click here.
Ward 4A, Level 4.
Intensive Care UnitPatients requiring close monitoring and high treatment needs will be looked after here.
For more information about What to expect in ICU click here.
ICU,  Level 1.
Day Procedure UnitPatients having surgery but not requiring an overnight stay.Level 1.
Outpatient Services
Patients who attend the hospital for an appointment but are not admitted  to stay overnight.Most outpatient services are on the Ground floor, see below for specific service information.
Outpatient clinicsOutpatient clinics include a range of doctor, nurse and allied health led clinics. See below for clinics that operate from Maitland Hospital.  Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Orthopaedic: treatment or assessment of bones, muscles or joints.   Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Pre- Admission: people who are going to have a hospital stay are seen here first. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Stoma therapy: assists patients who have or will have a stoma (an artificial opening on the wall of your abdomen to collect  waste).
For more information about the Stoma clinic click here
Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Wound: complex wound assessment and management. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 General Surgical: for people who have had or are planning to have surgery to see a specialist doctor. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 General Medical: for people who a range of issues requiring a specialist doctor. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Respiratory: Nurse led clinic for people with a range of lung, chest and breathing issues. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Geriatric: specialist doctor to see older people for medical care .Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Stress Testing: testing of your heart with specialist equipment. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Stroke: specialist doctors  see people who have had a stroke Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Gynaecology: specialist doctors to see women with  gynaecological issues. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 

Antenatal: Clinic for women having a baby.

Post natal clinics : Clinics for women after they have given birth including Breastfeeding clinic.

Early Pregnancy Assessment Service:  Clinic for women needing to be seen more urgently during their pregnancy.

Other Outpatient clinics for pregnant women include : Gestational Diabetes service, Perinatal Psychiatry and group parenting education sessions.

For more information about Maternity Services at Maitland Hospital click here.

Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Naae Wanni: Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 

Paediatric clinics: Clinic for children and adolescents.

Clinics include:

Paediatric Medicine
Paediatric Cardiology
Paediatric Surgery
Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Respiratory

Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
 Allied Health: Group of professions that includes
Physiotherapy
Occupational Therapy
Social work
Speech Pathology 
Dietetics.
All are located on Ground floor.
Medical ImagingTaking pictures of your body with a variety of methods. Includes X-Ray, MRI, CT scans, Ultrasound.
For more information about Medical Imaging click here.
Ground floor.
Paediatric Hospital in the HomeService provides treatment on a regular basis to children who have been admitted to hospital  and discharged home. Outpatient clinic area, Ground floor.
Dental 

Dental care to all children (under 18years of age) and eligible adults.

For more information about NSW Health Public Dental ( Oral Health) services click here.

For more information about the Dental Service at Maitland Hospital click here.

Ground floor.
Renal DialysisTreatment to support kidney function.
Haemodialysis is the treatment for people with end stage kidney disease.
All referrals and initial appointments are managed by the John Hunter Hospital Nephrology Department.
Ground floor.

Open: Monday to Saturday, 7:00am to 9:30:pm.
Chemotherapy

Outpatient treatment setting for oncology and haematology patients receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapies and supportive drugs.

Ground floor.
Open: Monday to Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm.
Pathology CollectionWhere you go to get a blood test,  and other services including:
- Blood pressure and ECG testing
- Glucose Tolerance tests ( By appointment only)
For more information on NSW Health Pathology click here.
Ground floor:
GP Access After HoursAfter hours GP service.
For more information about GP Access After Hours click here.
Ground floor. Use Main Entrance.
Phone: 1300 130 147.
Monday- Friday: 6:00pm to 11:00pm.
Saturdays: 1:00pm to 11:00pm.
Sundays and public holidays: 9:00am to 11:00pm.
Hospital Pharmacy Hospital pharmacy for inpatients .Lower Ground floor (via lifts)