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Fremantle Hospital and Health Service


Fremantle Hospital and Health Service (FH&HS) is one of three major teaching hospitals in Western Australia. It is part of the South Metropolitan Area Health Service and consists of Fremantle Hospital, Kaleeya Hospital (East Fremantle), the Rottnest Island Nursing Post, mental and public health services.

Fremantle Hospital, flagship of the group, is a 24-hour acute-care public teaching hospital. The Hospital enjoys an international reputation for its research, medical and surgical services, and nursing and allied health expertise and is fully Accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Services, the litmus test of a health institution’s ability. In recent years the Hospital has set annual records for patient service, cost effectiveness and patient numbers.

FH&HS has a wide range of disciplines, including cardiothoracic surgery, nuclear medicine, advanced radiology services and is the State referrel centre for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. It has a dedicated Paediatric Ward of 30 beds and a geriatric wing with full rehabilitation services.

University of Western Australia professors or associates are on site teaching a range of disciplines.

There are 450 beds across the campuses, including a 66 bed psychiatric and psychogeriatric service.

Fremantle Hospital has about 300,000 occasions of service each year with more than 40,000 people a year attending our Trauma and Emergency Centre.

Fremantle Hospital services a very large catchment area with other Hospitals referring patients.

Fax: 08 9431 2009 (for clinical communications, including outpatient referrals, and test results)
Fax: 08 9431 2921 (Executive Office NOT for clinical communications)


Contact Information:

Location:  1/3 Alma Street, Fremantle WA 6160
Postal Address:  PO Box 480, Fremantle WA 6959
Phone:  08 9431 3333
Web:  http://www.fhhs.health.wa.gov.au

Senior Staff:

A/ Executive Director, Fremantle Hospital & Health Service:    Dr David Blythe
A/ Director, Clinical Services:    Dr David Blythe
Director, Nursing:    Ms Ruth Letts

Services, Facilities and Training:

  • Services/Facilities: · Aged Care Assessment Team · Amputee Service · Anaesthesia · Ante/Post Natal Care · Audiology · Bio-Engineering · Bone Marrow · Cancer Management · Cardiology · Cardio-thoracic · Cardiovascular Medicine · Chaplaincy/Pastoral Care · Chemotherapy · Child Development · Child Health · Chronic Disease · Continence Management and Education · Cornea · Coronary Care · Counselling · Crisis Intervention · Cytology · Dermatology · Diabetes Management and Education · Dietetics · Disease Control · Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) · Eating Disorders · Elderly Health · Emergency · Endocrinology · Endoscopy · Epilepsy · Extended Care · Family Health · Gastroenterology · General Practice · Geriatric · Geriatric Assessment · Grief Management · Gynaecology · Haemophilia · Haemotology · Health Promotion · Hepatology · Histopathology · HIV/AIDS · Home and Community Care · Hyperbaric Medicine · Immunisation · Immunology · Infection Control · Inpatient Support · Inpatients · Intensive Care · Laboratory Technologies · Library, Medical · Living Skills · Medical Illustration · Medical Imaging · Medical, Acute · Medical, General · Microbiology · Microscopy, Electron · Midwifery · Musculo-Skeletal Health · Nephology · Neurosurgery · Nuclear Medicine · Nursing · Nursing Staff Development · Nutrition · Obstetrics · Occupational Therapy · Oncology · Operating Theatre · Opthalmology · Orthopaedics · Orthotics · Outpatients · Paediatrics · Pain Management · Palliative Care · Pathology · Pathology, Chemical · Patient Transport · Pharmacology · Pharmacy · Physiotherapy · Podiatry · Primary Health · Prosthetics · Psychiatry · Psychiatry, Adolescent · Psychiatry, Adult · Psychiatry, Elderly · Psychiatry, Paediatric · Psychiatry, Transcultural · Psychology · Radiography · Radiology · Radiotherapy · Rehabilitation · Renal Medicine and Dialysis · Research · Respiratory Medicine · Respite Care · Restorative · Rheumatology · Sexual Health · Social Work · Speech Pathology · Staff Development · Stomal Therapy · Stroke Service · Suicide Prevention/Intervention · Surgery, Acute · Surgery, Day · Surgery, Endoscopic · Surgery, General · Surgery, Intra-Ocular · Surgery, Maxillo-Facial · Surgery, Oral · Surgery, Paediatric · Surgery, Reconstructive · Surgery, Vascular · Toxicology · Triage · Ultrasonography · Urology
  • Training: Anaesthesia · Cancer Management · Cardiology · Cardio-thoracic · Cardiovascular Medicine · Chemotherapy · Cornea · Coronary Care · Cytology · Diabetes Management and Education · Dietetics · Disease Control · Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) · Emergency · Gastroenterology · Geriatric · Geriatric Assessment · Haemotology · Hepatology · Histopathology · HIV/AIDS · Hyperbaric Medicine · Immunology · Infection Control · Intensive Care · Laboratory Technologies · Library, Medical · Medical Education, Postgraduate · Medical Imaging · Medical, Acute · Medical, General · Microbiology · Nephology · Nuclear Medicine · Nursing · Nursing Education, Postgraduate · Nursing Staff Development · Nutrition · Occupational Therapy · Oncology · Operating Theatre · Opthalmology · Orthopaedics · Paediatrics · Pain Management · Palliative Care · Pharmacology · Pharmacy · Physiotherapy · Podiatry · Psychiatry · Psychiatry, Adolescent · Psychiatry, Adult · Psychiatry, Elderly · Psychiatry, Paediatric · Psychiatry, Transcultural · Psychology · Radiology · Renal Medicine and Dialysis · Respiratory Medicine · Sexual Health · Social Work · Speech Pathology · Stroke Service · Suicide Prevention/Intervention · Surgery, Acute · Surgery, Day · Surgery, Endoscopic · Surgery, General · Surgery, Intra-Ocular · Surgery, Maxillo-Facial · Surgery, Paediatric · Surgery, Reconstructive · Surgery, Vascular · Ultrasonography · Urology

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This unit last updated: 29 Apr 2013, 12:59pm


Units reporting to Fremantle Hospital and Health Service:


Hospital Services

 ·  Kaleeya Hospital
 ·  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
 ·  Department of Infectious Diseases

Health Clinics

 ·  Fremantle After Hours GP Clinic