Linacre Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Information for Visitors

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome between 1.00pm and 8.00pm.  Visiting outside these hours is by arrangement with the nursing staff only.

Parents may wish to room in with their children.  A bedside cot and meals for parents wishing to stay overnight can be arranged by talking with the attending nurse or Unit Manager.

Visitor Accommodation

The hospital does not encourage relatives to stay overnight unless a patient’s condition warrants this. If you would like to make such arrangements, please discuss this with the Manager of the ward. A fee applies.

Visitor Facilities:

In our Reception area we have a snack vending machine and coffee machine for usage. Linacre Private Hospital is approximately a 10 minute walk to Hampton Street shops with a range of restaurants and coffee shops for visitor food and refreshments.

Meals may be ordered for your partner or family at a fee of $16.50 per main meal and $8.00 for breakfast. Please note that this charge will not be covered by your health fund and will appear on your account on discharge.

A parent staying with their child will not be charged for their meal.

LOCATION, PARKING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Melways Ref: 76 G7


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Parking

On site Parking available. Signed two hour and four hour parking available in Linacre Road. All day parking available on Hampton Street.

Public Transport

Metropolitan trains
Sandringham Line

Metropolitan buses
Bus Route - 828

VISITOR CODE OF CONDUCT

Linacre Private Hospital has developed a Code of Conduct so that visitors understand that a certain level of behaviour is expected and hospital staff understands their rights in order to protect patients, staff and other visitors.
All visitors to Linacre have the following obligations to other visitors, patients, doctors and hospital staff:

  • Keep noise to a minimum so as not to disturb others

  • To comply with lawful requests by Medical Practitioners and Hospital Staff

  • Not to smoke within the hospital and surrounds

  • Not to consume alcohol on the premises

  • Respect the property of others and not to damage or misuse the property

  • Be courteous and polite

  • Show consideration and respect for the dignity and privacy of other patients

  • To keep children under control at all times

  • Comply with visiting times

Where hospital staff believes visitors behaviour to be improper, staff may:

  • Request visitors to behave in accordance with this Code of Conduct.

  • Request visitors to leave the Hospital.

  • Take all reasonable and necessary action to escort offenders from the Hospital premises and to ensure that they do not return to the Hospital. Linacre Private Hospital reserves its rights to take any action which may be necessary to prevent any disruption by any persons upon the Hospital premises. By entering upon the premises all visitors accept this Code of Conduct.