What to bring

On admission to the hospital please bring:

  • Medicare Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Card (if applicable)
  • Health Insurance card (if applicable)
  • Pension Entitlement Card (if applicable)
  • Pharmaceutical Entitlement Card (if applicable)
  • All medications you are currently taking in their original containers (including tablets - herbal and non-prescription). If possible, please bring a list from your General Practitioner of your current medications.
  • Glasses, hearing aids and non-electric walking aids
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sleepwear, dressing gown for overnight stay and slippers or comfortable shoes
  • Toiletries including soap, toothpaste & toothbrush
  • Mobile phones, electronic tablets or laptops are permitted. Please note that recording, filming, broadcasting of any kind is not permitted and will be considered a breach of privacy.

DO NOT bring to Hospital:

  • Jewellery or large amounts of money. If this is unavoidable please arrange with nursing staff to have valuables secured in the safe
  • Alcohol and non-prescribed drugs

Shepparton Private Hospital does not accept responsibility or liability for any items brought into the Hospital

Additional Information

  • Please shower on the day of admission before coming to the Hospital
  • Wear clothes that are comfortable
  • The Hospital aims to provide a choice of meals and to supply special diets where it is in the interest of your medical care and your cultural requirements
  • Food should not be brought to you by visitors without the permission of your Nurse/Doctor