WA Health system

Going to hospital

If you're going to hospital, you probably have many questions. What should I bring? What should I do about my regular medications? What care can I expect during my stay?

See the below articles to answer your questions and make your hospital stay as smooth, safe and comfortable as possible.

We wish you all the very best for your hospital stay.

Download the Your health in Hospital PDF (large format print 6MB)

Video – Going to hospital

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Read the video transcript – Going to hospital.

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Where to get help

  • See your doctor
  • Visit a GP after hours
  • Ring healthdirect on 1800 022 222


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This publication is provided for education and information purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical care. Information about a therapy, service, product or treatment does not imply endorsement and is not intended to replace advice from your healthcare professional. Readers should note that over time currency and completeness of the information may change. All users should seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional for a diagnosis and answers to their medical questions.

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