The Valley Private Hospital’s provides a comprehensive range of acute medical and surgical services supported by 24 hr intensive care medical cover onsite and a 24 hr Emergency Department.
The Valley Private Hospital's provides:
- General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery including Spinal, ENT, plastics, breast surgery, urology, gynaecology, Oral and Maxillofacial , Cardiology, Cardiothoracic, surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics
South Eastern Private Hospital which is only 5 minutes away provides:
- Rehabilitation including new gymnasium and hydrotherapy pool
- Mental Health
- Oncology including chemotherapy
- Palliative Care
- Sleep studies in a new sleep centre
- Murmur Centre (referral form)
To view The Valley Private Hospital's specialties directory, select from the list below.
List of Services
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Acute Medical Services
Should you or a family member need admission for a medical condition, the Burnett Ward is well supported by a team of nurses, allied health professionals and medical consultants to ensure your care is well managed.
If your admission is via the Emergency Department you may be admitted to a ward at the South Eastern Private Hospital site depending on availalbility of beds.
Acute Surgical Services
Our hospital is equipped with advanced medical, surgical and diagnostic technology including a state of the art digital operating theatre.
Allied Health consists of a team of health professionals working closely with our medical specialists and nursing team to provide co-ordinated, multidisciplinary patient care to meet the individual needs of our patients.
Our commitment to excellence in patient care involves communication with families and carers to ensure adequate support is in place when patients leave hospital.
The Allied Health team contributes to clinical care in the treatment and prevention of disorders and diseases, clinical research and education.
Allied Health services at The Valley Private Hospital include:
- Diabetes Education
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- Social Work
The Valley Private Hospital Surgical Obesity Service is operated by Lap Surgery Australia Victoria.
Breast Surgery/Breast Clinic
The Valley Private Hospital Breast Clinic offers:
- A multidisciplinary approach to dealing with all types of breast problems
- A friendly supportive environment
- Consultations with surgeons who specialise in breast problems
- Immediate access to mammography and pathology if required
- Results and diagnosis in the same day whenever possible
- Expert second opinions
- Surgical management of patients when requested
- Sentinel node biopsy facility (if required)
- Pre and post operative counselling with our accredited breast care nurse
- Monthly breast cancer family support group meeting
The Clinic also supports clinical trials and research.
The Breast Clinic is located at Suite 9 529 Police Road Mulgrave (opposite The Valley Private Hospital)
The Breast cancer support group meets monthly in the the consulting roomsat 1303 Heatherton Road Noble Park
The Valley Private Hospital has well established Cardiac Services and facilities to cater for cardiac patients.
Our Cardiac Care Unit and Services comprise:
See Short Stay Unit.
Diabetic & Dietetic Services
See Allied Health.
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Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery/Otolaryngology
This specialty covers the conditions relating to the ears, nose and throat. This covers conditions affecting adults and children including hearing loss and deafness, rhinitis, dizziness and vertigo.
General operative procedures include insertion of grommets/middle ear ventilation tubes, tonsillectomy, rhinoplasty, septoplasty and palatoplasty.
The Valley Private Hospital Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Gastrointestinal health caters for diagnosis and treatment of medical issues such as heartburn, reflux disease, swallowing difficulties, liver disease and cancer involving the gastrointestinal tract.
Various procedures may be required to aid in diagnosis. These include:
- Upper GI-Gastroscopy, a scope of the upper gastro-intestinal tract (i.e. oesophagus, stomach and duodenum) to determine the existence of ulcers, Barret's oesophagus and other problems.
- Colonoscopy, a scope of the lower gastro-intestinal tract (i.e. colon and rectum) to determine if there are pre-cancerous polyps, cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, a scope that looks at the lower colon and rectum for pre-cancerous polyps and cancer.
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), a procedure to diagnose possible disorders of the pancreas and bile duct system.
General surgery is a key specialty at The Valley Private Hospital with many consultants covering a wide variety of general surgery procedures.
Gynaecology and obstetrics is located at South Eastern Private Hospital, also a member of the Healthe Care group. South Eastern is located a short ten minute drive from The Valley Private Hospital.
Gynaecological emergencies can be seen at the Emergency Department as there are a team of gynaecologists availalble on call.
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Our onsite Intensive Care Unit provides additional support for those patients who require more intensive care and monitoring.
If you're having major surgery or you have health conditions which may affect your recovery, your specialist may arrange for you to be transferred to our Intensive Care Unit for the immediate post operative period.
The doctors and nursing staff in our Intensive Care Unit are specially trained to manage the care of patients at this time. We are proud of the staff and the level of care provided in this highly specialised unit.
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Have you detected or know of a heart murmur in your patient? We now have a simple, effective, no stress, one stop solution for the; assessment, evaluation, followed up management. Our group of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons have a special interest in valve disease and will oversee your patients care from start to finish. Refer on to us now (click for a referral form).Location: The Valley Private Hospital (Churchill Consulting Suites)For bookings call 03 8791 6143, fax 03 8791 6144 or email ValleyHeart@healthecare.com.au
Obstetrics is located at South Eastern Private Hospital, which is also a member of the Healthe Care group. South Eastern is located a short five minute drive from The Valley.
See Allied Health.
Orthopaedics is one of our core specialties at The Valley Private Hospital.
Our Orthopaedic team strives to provide excellent clinical management for a wide range of orthopaedic procedures.
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Onsite pathology services are available to meet inpatient and outpatient requirements, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Slade Pharmacy is onsite and caters for inpatient, outpatient and discharge pharmacy requirements.
See Allied Health.
This specialty covers both the skin, and cosmetic and hand surgery. Reconstructive surgery is also part of the plastic surgeons scope of practice. Cosmetic surgery aims to renew your confidence by enhancing your appearance.Some of the operative procedures undertaken by plastic surgeons include:
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reduction
- Facial fractures
- Endoscopic brow lift
See Allied Health.
Before you arrive at the hospital, your surgeon may refer you to our Pre-Admission Clinic where the nurse may take your health history, organise tests and give you information about the procedure and what will happen during your visit and plan your discharge.
Major procedures may require a visit to the hospital prior to your admission as part of the pre admission assessment.
Onsite radiology services are available for inpatient and outpatient requirements, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Short Stay Unit
The Valley Private Hospital Short Stay Unit is designed to provide a comfortable environment where you can have your surgery or procedure and return home usually on the same day.
Advances in medical surgery have resulted in increasing numbers of procedures now only requiring a day admission.
Modern technology provides the highest standard of patient safety and care in this Unit, which is supported by dedicated nursing and medical staff experienced in dealing with the particular requirements of day surgery and procedures.
See Allied Health.
The hospital has a Stomal Therapist who cares for stomas and wound therapy.
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Urology is one of our key and growing specialties at The Valley Private Hospital. Our Urological team strives to provide excellent clinical management for a wide range of Urological procedures.
These conditions include incontinence, cancer, urinary stones, infection,sexual dysfunction and pelvic floor problems.
Our Vascular Surgeons operate in the general operating theatres and also perform interventional surgery in our Cardiac Catheter Lab.