Accounts and charges at Whyalla Hospital

Public patients

No fees apply for Medicare eligible patients admitted to hospital as a public patient.

Private patients

Fees are charged in accordance with the standard rates for patients admitted to the public hospital as a private patient. Please ensure that you have adequate private hospital cover (not extras) if you elect to be admitted to hospital as a private patient.  Wherever possible a single room will be allocated. However this can depend on clinical condition or availability.

Income received from private patients is retained by Whyalla Hospital and is used to further develop the range and standard of our patient services.