Hospital Services

Seymour Health (SH) is a leading integrated small rural health service located an hour north or Melbourne via the Hume Freeway.  We are a 30-bed public facility which provides public and private acute medical and surgical, renal dialysis and day procedure along with post-acute care, palliative care, district nursing, sub-acute ambulatory services and a broad range of community and home-based services.

Acute Services

Urgent Care Services

Theatre Services

Safe Patient Care Act

Under Section 12A of the Safe Patient Care Act, Seymour Health is required to publish mixed ward ratio calculations.

Seymour Health currently has one mixed ward, incorporating Acute Inpatient Services and Renal Dialysis.

Total number of occupied beds: 12

The different ratios that apply in the Acute services.

Acute Ward
Morning Shift: 1 Nurse in charge + 1 Nurse to 6 patients
Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse in charge + 1 Nurse to 7 patients
Night Shift: 1 Nurse to 10 patients

Acute Ward

Morning Shift: 1 Nurse in charge + 1 Nurse to 6 patients

Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse in charge + 1 Nurse to 7 patients

Night Shift: 1 Nurse in charge + 1 Nurse to 10 patients

The expected number of occupied beds in Acute ward: 12

Published: 28 August 2019

Updated: 28 February 2020

Updated: 26 February 2021

Updated: 26 August 2021

Updated: 23 February 2022

Updated: 15 August 2022

Updated: 15 February 2023

Updated: 29 February 2024