Our Hospital: Welcome
To our patients, visitors, doctors, staff and the wider community; welcome to the Figtree Hospital website. We hope you find the information contained here will help you to decide to choose us to care for you; assist you prepare for your stay; ensure your visit of a friend or relative goes smoothly and to advise you about employment opportunities and how to apply as a Visiting Medical Officer.
We have been providing a caring, quality service in pleasant surroundings to the people of the Illawarra for more than 30 years. We have earned an outstanding reputation during this time. This is because we believe that the treatment and comfort of our all patients is of the highest priority. We are able to meet your needs for life - from infancy to maturity, with our wide range of latest technology services and first class care from our highly trained nursing, medical and consulting specialists covering a wide range of disciplines. We are part of a big organisation with an ethos of safety and patient care.
Figtree Private Hospital is located at Figtree, 7 kms from the Central Business District of Wollongong. The Hospital is fully accredited according to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) 9001-2008 Quality Management Systems and the National Standards for Safety and Quality in Healthcare. Compliance with these internationally recognised standards provide independent confirmation that the hospital is meeting customer statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the health care industry.
Figtree Private Hospital consists of 101 beds, providing Palliative, Medical, Surgical and Maternity services and a range of acute specialties including Coronary Care, Cardiology, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterisation, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics, Urology, Sleep Studies and General surgery. These services are supported by an Intensive Care Unit and Level II Special Care Nursery. Our care is supported by ancillary services such as physiotherapy, speech therapy, dietetics and radiography including x-ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI scanning. Our on-site kitchen caters to all dietary requirements. We are equipped with a GP-led pre admission clinic, discharge planner, stoma therapy nurse, DVA liaison officer, breast cancer support officer, lactation consultant and wound care nurse to assist with these specialty needs if required. Figtree Private Hospital is a preferred – Tier 1 Department of Veterans Affairs accredited Hospital which allows veterans to have immediate access to the facilities, in most cases without the need for prior approval.
We look forward to welcoming you to Figtree Private Hospital and providing quality care in a relaxed and supportive environment. Should you have any queries during your visit please do not hesitate to speak with our staff, who will make every effort to assist you.
Chief Executive Officer
International Standards Certifications