Patient Information

Before your Admission

If you have been hospitalised outside WA in the past 12 months, please advise both your doctor and the Infection Control Nurse (9367 0222) as soon as possible.

Please download the Admission Form

Admission to South Perth Hospital is arranged by completing an Admission form which is usually given to you by your doctor. Please complete the form and forward it to the Hospital to be received at least 2 working days prior to your admission. The form can be:

Posted: PO Box 726, Como WA 6952

Faxed: (08) 9474 2541

Emailed: Reception@sph.org.au

If you choose to email or fax your completed Admission form, please bring the original with you on the day of admission.

Faxed: (08) 9474 2541

Privately Insured Patients

If you have private health insurance it is important that you verify with your fund your ability to claim and anticipated fees. Some procedures may not be covered by your health fund. When we receive your completed Admission form we will also confirm with your Health Fund your level of cover and ability to claim. You will be required to pay any excess or co-payment you have on admission.

EFTPOS facilities are available. We also accept credit card, bank cheque and cash payments.  For further information see Fees and Charges.

Self Funded Patients

If you are a self funded patient, undergoing a procedure not covered by your health fund or have overseas health insurance you will require an estimate of the hospital fees before your admission. You are required to pay these estimated hospital charges at the time of admission. To obtain an estimate of costs please see Fees and Charges or contact Patient Accounts on (08) 9367 0298 during office hours.

Workers Compensation and Third Party Claims

Patients claiming costs from Workers Compensation, Public Liability and Third Party require approval from their insurer prior to their admission. If approval has not been received by the time of admission, you will be required to pay the estimated amount on or before the day of admission.

The telephone number for all Patient Accounts Enquiries is (08) 9367 0298.

South Perth Hospital is a Smoke Free environment. If you feel that you will require nicotine replacement therapy during your stay with us, please discuss this with your doctor, local GP or pharmacy prior to admission.

For Further information, contact us.

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