Platypus - Surgical Care is a 28 bed
speciality surgical unit, caring for patients undergoing general
surgery, orthopaedic, plastic, urology and maxillofacial
procedures. It is also the dedicated burns and trauma unit at
RCH. Services are provided with an interdisciplinary team
approach through all aspects of treatment. Platypus ward
treats more than 3000 patients a year and patient ages range from
newborn to teenagers.
Parents and guardians may visit their children
in Platypus ward at any time. All other visitors are
encouraged to attend during general hospital visiting hours which
are 8am-12noon and 2pm-7.30pm.
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Telephone +61 3 9345 5522
50 Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052 Australia