Patients

    Services and Amenities

    ENTERTAINMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

    Lounge areas for relatives / visitors are located at:

    • Intensive Care Unit
    • Maternity Services
    • Palliative Care
    • Contemplation room

    The contemplation room is always open and is located in the corridors leading to the general wards one to three.

    Televisions are available at each bed and can be connected for a rental fee.

    A representative will visit between Monday – Saturday (2pm to 4pm) to arrange this connection if desired.

    Please ring 1800 063 829 with any questions outside those hours.

    Newspapers are available for purchase from the Base Coffee Shop. They are also delivered to the wards for purchase each weekday.

    WIFI is available throughout the hospital. Access can be purchased at the front desk.

    Mail is delivered Monday to Friday. Please address any mail to:

    Given name and surname
    Ward
    Mildura Base Public Hospital
    PO Box 620 Mildura VIC 3502
    MILDURA VIC 3502

    Food and Drink

    Patient meals

    Meals are served to patients at the following times:

    Breakfast: 7:30am
    Lunch: 12:30pm
    Evening Meal: 5:30pm

    We specialise in preparing meals for people in a health care setting, and strive to meet both nutritional needs as well as cultural, religious and clinical requirements. Our Food Monitor staff members will visit the ward to support you in placing these orders and determining the best meal options for you, in line with your clinical needs.

    Coffee shop

    The Base Coffee Shop is open seven days a week –

    Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday 9:00am - 3:00pm

    You can buy a variety of hot meals (Monday – Friday), snacks and beverages.

    Services and Amenities

    Pharmacy

    Medications / Pharmacy

    Patients are requested to bring all current medications, both prescribed and over-the-counter, into hospital with them to:

    • Assist in obtaining an accurate medication history
    • Utilise during their stay as needed
    • Ensure an adequate and up-to-date supply on discharge

    Your medication will be stored securely during your stay, and may be administered to you by nursing staff.

    The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme operates for discharge medications, meaning details of Medicare number, Pension, Concession or Safety Net cards will be required by pharmacy staff, so please have these handy.

    Please note, the Pharmacy is open:

    Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm  

    Interpreters

    Interpreter Services are available for those patients who require them. If possible, please notify hospital staff if you are aware of a patient who requires an interpreter during their hospital stay.

    Religion

    Access to religious support services can be arranged. If required please liaise with nursing staff to organise this service.

    Get in touch

    If you have any additional questions about Mildura Base Public Hospital’s services, please contact us.