The Medical Unit is located on the ground floor of the Hamilton Hospital. The unit contains 23 beds including six (6) sub-acute (rehabilitation). Co-located within the Medical Unit are the Intensive Care Uni ,and Rehabilitation Units.
Key staff include:
- Nurse Unit Manager
- Associate Nurse Unit Managers
- Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Coordinator
- Clinical Support Nurses
- Practice Development Nurses
- Medical staff
- Nursing team
- Allied health Clinicians
- Community nursing support
The Medical Unit includes eight telemetry beds, which are networked and monitored in ICU, as well as two large palliative care rooms.
Staff utilise information technology to access patients pathology results, clinical guidelines, staff communication and for workload prediction.
Please refer to visiting hours page for more info on visitors
There is no access to food after hours or weekends. The cafeteria is open Monday to Friday from 7.00am till 3:00pm. After this time visitors requiring food may be able to purchase limited supplies from the vending machine located in the front foyer of the hospital.
Referral: All patients are admitted by a medical practitioner.