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Emergency

Singleton Hospital

Health Service Manager (Acting)

Cate Hollis

Address

Dangar Rd
Singleton NSW 2330

Contact Details

Telephone: 6571 9222

Visiting Hours

Open, however, obstetrics and special care patient rest period is from 1.30pm-3pm.

Parking

Ample parking near all facilities at no cost. Drop off points near emergency department, community health, specialist clinics, imaging and pathology.

Services

Imaging Services

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Imaging Services HI and HIG CT, U/S Business Hours
Xray ​24/7

General Surgery

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
General Surgery General Endoscopes, LSCS, lesion removals, vasectomies, hernia repairs, laprascopic cholecystectomy, appendicetomy, carpal tunnels, temporal artery biopsy, lumpectomy and auxillairy node biosy, flexible sigmoidoscopies, banding of haemorrhiods 3 days per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
​Gynaecology Pelvic floor repair, Hysterotomy Hysteroscopy D& C diagnostic laparosopies, LSCS, laprascopic sterilisation,  insertion and removal of IUD, LLETZ, Diathermy leisons, endometrial ablasions, Bartholins cyst, vulval lesions Once every 8 weeks - Friday

Orthopaedics

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Orthopaedics General
  • ACL Meniscus repair Excision of ganglion
  • Release of trigger finger
  • Plantar fasciectomy
  • Dupytrens contracture
  • Repair of rotator cuff
  • Repair of tendon
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Excision of exostosis of bones of foot
  • Removal of pins, screws or wires
  • Amputation of digits
  • Acromioplasty
  • Menisectomy (arthroscopic)
  • Manipulation or mobilising of joints
  • Fasciotomy
  • Internal fixation of fracture
  • Patellectomy
  • Repair of internal ligaments of knee
  • Primary repair of nail in nail bed
  • Removal of foreign from subcutaneous tissue
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Closed reduction
  • Arthroscopic washout
  • Fusion of NTP joints – arthrodesis toe
3 days per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Paediatrics

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Paediatrics Emergency, Medical ED presentations 24/7

Emergency

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Emergency Paediatric Specialist out reach clinic All emergency presentations for management, stabilisation and/or transfer to definitive care

Maternity

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Maternity & Newborn Services Antenatal  Shared care Antenatal booking-in service and referral to high risk units  2 days per week
​Antenatal classes ​Preparation for labour, birth, breastfeeding and parenting ​Scheduled 4 week sessions throughout the year
​Labour and Birthing
  • ​Birth from 37/40
  • Instrumental birth
  • Vaginal birth after LSCS
  • LSCS
​24/7 with  six GP Obstetrics coverage
​Post natal care
  • ​Post natal care after birth
  • Lactation and breast feeding support
​24/7
​Newborn care
  • ​Immediate care of newborn
  • Short term care
  • Short term care of simple new born problems
  • Resuscitation and stabilisation of newborn for transfer
  • Short term nasogastric tube feeding
  • Phototherapy
​24/7
​Breast feeding classes ​6 one off classes throughout the year
​Early Childhood nurses ​UVHV
​Aboriginal Mothers and Infants health Service

Visiting Services - Acute

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Visiting Services - Acute Paediatric - Out reach Specialist Outpatient assessments and treatments Once per week throughout year
​Colposcopy clinic ​Outpatient  colposcopy ​ as scheduled
​Cardiology ​Outpatient assessments and treatments ​monthly
​Drug and Alcohol ​weekly
​Pace maker Clinic ​review and educate ​monthly
​CAMHS ​3 days per week
​Podiatry and footcare Fortnightly​
​Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation ​Exercise group ​Set group dates
​Respiratory and sleep ​out patient appointments ​2 weekly
​Hearing ​Audio assessments ​By appointment
​Fracture clinic - TMH ​telehealth ​As required
​Orthopaedic ​outpatient ​monthly

Occupational Therapy

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Occupational Therapy Paediatrics Direct Referral Mon-Fri 8am - 4.30pm
​Adult Inpatients ​Referral through EPJB
​Adult Community ​Direct referral or though My Aged Care for Over 65 or Aboriginal  Torres Strait Islander over 50

Social Work

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Social Work   Inpatient support Monday - Friday
​Outpatient appointments ​Monday - Friday
​Hospital Social Work ​Referral through EPJB ​​Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30pm
​Community Social Work  as needed ​Direct referral or through My Aged Care for over 65 or Aboriginal Torres Starit Islander over 50 ​Monday - Friday from 8am to 4.30pm
​​Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer (AHLO) 0.6 FTE ​​The AHLO is employed to ensure that any person who identifies as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) is able to access culturally appropriate care whilst in hospital ​Monday - Friday from 8am to 4.30pm.

Speech Pathology

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Speech Pathology Inpatient / out patient adult dysphagia, communication and voice Referral through EPJB Monday to Friday
​Assessment and intervention for children and adults with communication, swallowing or voice difficulties ​Referral through Lower Hunter Intake Phone: 49312003 ​Monday to Friday

Physiotherapy

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Physio Fracture/Orthopaedic Telehealth - Fractures and orthopaedic presentations Referrals managed through Maitland Hospital Fracture Clinic As required
​General outpatient service ​Health practitioner referral required ​Mon-Fri
In-reach services to hospital inpatients​ ​Referral through EPJB ​Mon-Friday Various times
​Falls prevention group ​Health practitioner referral required

Dietetics

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Dietetics Inpatient Referral through EPJB Monday - Friday
​Outpatients - Generalist ​Direct referral or though My Aged Care for Over 65 or Aboriginal  Torres Strait Islander over 50 ​Monday - Friday

Pathology

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Pathology Collection Specimen collection Collection of blood 6 days per week - Mon -Sat, 8.30am - 1pm
​Collection of other specimens

Dialysis

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Renal Dialysis Nephrology Stream satellite unit 6 Patients  three times week Mon- Wed Fri at capacity