RHH Patient Information Guide

Royal Hobart Hospital

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Did you know?

Approximately 145 patients are admitted to the RHH each day, and on average our patients stay approximately three days. Over the last year, on average:

  • Over 180,000 visits were made to specialist outpatient clinics;
  • More than 60,000 Tasmanians visited our Emergency Department;
  • Our Department of Medical Imaging processed more than 97,500 procedures (e.g. X-rays);
  • More than 1.15 million meals were produced by our Food Services team;
  • More than 3,900,000 pages of medical records were scanned;
  • Our team of medical orderlies responded to over 108,000 requests for assistance;
  • An average of 5.5 new Tasmanians were born each day;
  • Our Communications Unit handled more than 55,000 enquiries each month via the main switchboard; and
  • Pathology  Services performed almost 1.25 million tests.

Contents

Welcome
Redevelopment RHH
Construction Noise
Site Plan
Coming to the RHH
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services
Alcohol and Drugs
ATM Facilities
Allergies
Chaplaincy Service
Children
Compliments and Complaints
Community Care
Dentures
Dining Room
Discharge Procedures
Transit Lounge
Donations, Gifts & Bequests
Emergency Procedures/Fire Alarms
Enquiries
Hearing Aids
Informed Consent
Identification of Patients
Identification of Staff
Interpreter Service
Internet Access
Interviews with the Doctor
Kiosk
Laundry
Leaving the Ward/Unit
Library Service
Mail
Medications
Meals and Dietary Requirements
Newspapers
Non-acute Inpatients
Patient Medical Records
Private Patient Classification
Rights and Responsibilities - What you should know as a patient
Parking
Postal Service
Public Telephones
Public Toilets
Refugee/Migrant Services
Smoking
Television Service
Travel Assistance Scheme
Valuables
Visiting Times
Volunteer Network
Wheelchairs
Wills