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Fremantle Hospital and Health Service

Fremantle Hospital and Health Service

Fremantle Hospital and Health Service (FHHS) is a major provider of quality health care for people in Perth’s south-western suburbs.

Fremantle Hospital is a 300-bed specialist hospital, focused on providing high-quality aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgery and specialist medical services.

Our services include:

  • Aged care- geriatric and rehabilitation services
  • Critical care- intensive care unit to support elective and planned surgery
  • Elective surgery- general surgery including elective and short-stay procedures, plastic surgery (hand procedures), vascular surgery, orthopaedic surgery, anaesthesiology and pain management services and ophthalmology
  • General medicine- for inpatients and outpatients, endocrinology, inlcuding diabetes clinics, sexual health services and gastroenterology
  • Mental Health- inpatient and community mental health services for adults and older adults
  • Rehabilitation services- general and ortho-geriatric rehabilitation
  • Other outpatient and inpatient services- pathology, radiology and pharmacy service

Fremantle Hospital and Health Service is part of the South Metropolitan Health Service.

Contact Information:

Location:  1/3 Alma Street, Fremantle WA 6160
Postal Address:  PO Box 480, Fremantle WA 6959
Phone:  08 9431 3333
Fax:  08 9431 2009 (for clinical communications)
08 9431 2921 (Exec Office NOT for clinical communications)

Senior Staff:

Executive Director, Fremantle Hospital & Health Service:    Dr David Blythe
Director, Clinical Services:    Dr Eva Denholm
Director, Nursing:    Assoc. Prof. Ruth Letts
Director, Operations:    Ms Julien Harris

Services, Facilities and Training:

  • Services/Facilities: · Acute pain service · Anaesthesia · Bio Chemistry · Catering · Chaplaincy/Pastoral Care · Community and Geriatric Medicine · Complex needs coordination team · Continence Service · Customer Relations · Day Admissions Centre · Diabetes Management and Education · Dietetics · Elective Waitlist · Endocrinology · Endoscopy · Family Health · Freedom of Information · Gastroenterology · General Medicine · General Surgery · Hospital in the Home · Hospital Sterile Services Department · Human Resources · Infection Control · Infectious Diseases · Intensive Care · Legal Services · Mental Health · Moss Street Clinic · Nephology · Neurosurgery · Nuclear Medicine · Nursing · Nursing Staff Development · Nutrition · Occupational Safety and Health · Occupational Therapy · Operating Theatre · Opthalmology · Orthopaedics · Outpatients · PathWest Lab  · Patient Support · Pharmacy · Physiotherapy · Podiatry · Post Graduate Medical Education · Pre-admission Clinic · Psychiatry · Psychiatry, Adult · Psychiatry, Elderly · Public Relations · Radiology · Rehabilitation · Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH) · Risk Management Unit · Sexual Health · Short Stay Surgical Unit · Social Work · Speech Pathology · Staff Development · Surgery, General · Theatre · U.W.A. · Vascular Surgery · Volunteers · Wound Management

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This unit last updated: 25 Feb 2015, 12:23pm

Units reporting to Fremantle Hospital and Health Service:

Hospital Services

 ·  Rottnest Island Nursing Post

Community & Public Health Services

 ·  Department of Community and Geriatric Medicine Indicates there are units responsible to Department of Community and Geriatric Medicine
 ·  Sexual Health

Health Clinics

 ·  Fremantle After Hours GP Clinic