Peninsula Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

New Emergency Department Open 24/7 - Ph : 03 9788 0888

24 hour quality care - serving Frankston, Mornington Peninsula, Southern and SouthEastern areas of Melbourne.

Peninsula Private Emergency Department Staff

The highly skilled team of doctors and nurses at Peninsula Private Emergency Department (ED) provide prompt and professional care 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. Our team includes:

  • ED Specialist Doctors –
    Fellows with the Australian College of Emergency Medicine
  • ED Medical Officers –
    Emergency and Critical Care Trained Doctors
  • ED Nurses –
    Post graduate qualifications in Emergency Care

How to get there

  • Patients can present directly to the Peninsula Private Emergency Department or can request to be taken there by ambulance.
  • Located on McClelland Dve close to Cranbourne Rd intersection
    Peninsula Link Outbound – left at Cranbourne Rd  
    Peninsula Link Inbound – right at Cranbourne Rd
  • No appointment is necessary.
  • No referral from your doctor is necessary.

Peninsula Private Hospital

The emergency care you will receive at the Peninsula Private ED complements the existing quality medical and surgical care provided. Our onsite services include:

  • 14 Bay Emergency Department
  • 7 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • 6 Operating theatres
  • 1 Hybrid Theatre
  • 1 Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
  • Cardiac Services Unit (CCU)
  • Surgical services
  • 60 New medical beds
  • Day surgery Unit
  • Day Oncology Unit / Infusion Clinic
  • Maternity Unit

How much will it cost?

There is an Emergency doctor's consultation fee of $275 which is not covered by medicare or most private health funds.

You will be asked to settle your account upon discharge from the Emergency Department. The account will consist of all treatment received during your Emergency stay. You will be charged for the full amount (which will likely be more than $275). The hospital will submit this account to Medicare who will rebate you the full amount less $275 within 48 hours.

All pathology tests undertaken in the Emergency Department will be bulk billed and you may not incur out of pocket costs from these services.

What if I am admitted into the hospital?

If you require admission to hospital you will need private health insurance to pay the full hospital and medical costs yourself. Other costs you may include ;

  • Discharge Drugs
  • Exclusions within your Health Fund Policy
  • Health Fund excess or Co-payments
  • Disposables and Prosthetics 
 You may also receive separate accounts (posted out) for services such as:
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Surgeon
  • Physician
  • Anaesthetist

Peninsula Emergency Department Frequently Asked Questions

Peninsula Private Hospital 525 McClelland Drive, Frankston, near the corner of Cranbourne Rd and just off the Peninsula Link freeway.

The ED is just through the main front entrance and clearly signed. Onsite parking is available.
Anyone can attend the ED. All patients will have to pay the doctor’s consultation fee and other fees detailed above. If you require admission to Peninsula Private Hospital or another of our affiliated private hospitals you will need private health insurance or pay the full hospital and medical costs yourself.
No. We will assess your care needs on arrival and according to the urgency of your condition we will ensure you are attended to at the earliest possible time. There will be a clock on our website indicating approximate wait times.
There is an Emergency doctor's consultation fee of $275 which is not covered by medicare or most private health funds.

You will be asked to settle your account upon discharge from the Emergency Department. The account will consist of all treatment received during your Emergency stay. You will be charged for the full amount (which will likely be more than $275). The hospital will submit this account to Medicare who will rebate you the full amount less $275 within 48 hours.

All pathology tests undertaken in the Emergency Department will be bulk billed and you may not incur out of pocket costs from these services.
  • All pathology tests undertaken in the ED will be bulk billed and you will not incur out of pocket costs.
  • There are out of pocket costs for Radiology services and these are provided and invoiced separately by the onsite provider, MIA Radiology.
  • You will need to pay for any medication that you take home with you.
  • If you are seen by other medical specialists other than the Emergency doctors you may receive separate invoices from these doctors
  • Other allied health services if required will incur additional charges
  • Appliances such as crutches or braces etc will incur additional charges
You will be provided with a discharge letter either from the ED department or from the hospital upon discharge. ED Specialists will liaise directly with your GP if required.
We will have a brand new 24 hour 365 days Ramsay retail pharmacy which will be able to dispense medications you require. You will need to pay for any medications you take home. The Pharmacy is available to any member of the public at any time and also services the hospital. Opening Thursday 1st of September 2016.
We will have a 24 hour on call roster of accredited medical specialists available for many of our specialty services. You will be able to ask that your usual specialist is contacted and agrees to oversee your care should you need to stay in hospital.
Our Emergency team are trained to look after paediatric patients. However if they require hospital admission there are a number of specialties we cater to for treating children and others that will require speciality care elsewhere. We would arrange an appropriate method of transfer should this be required.