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General Medicine

The service provides inpatient and outpatient General Medical Services to Ballarat and the Grampians region.
Three general medical units are staffed by visiting medical officer physicians, with expertise in Respiratory, Renal, Infections Diseases, Endocrinology and General Medicine.

There is close liaison between General Medical Units and other specialist inpatient units, which enhances inpatient care.

Junior staffing of units consists of basic physician trainees and interns. There are weekly multi-disciplinary, radiology and educational Grand Rounds.
Junior medical staff have close supervision, with daily post-take consultant physician led ward rounds, as well as bi-weekly consultant led ward rounds.

Address / Building Location

Ballarat Health Services (Base Hospital site)
Level four, Medical Services building
Drummond Street North
Ballarat Vic 3350

Hours of service

Inpatients and admissions: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Outpatient / referral Information

Outpatient General Medical Clinics are held on level four:
2pm - 5pm each Monday (closed public holidays)
10am - 1pm each Thursday (closed public holidays)

Telephone: (03) 5320 4322
Fax referrals to: (03) 5320 6500