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Patients and visitors

Murdoch NurseAt St John of God Murdoch Hospital, our care is distinctive with the incorporation of Mission and Values into everyday activities, with more than 1600 caregivers providing a warm and welcoming environment to meet our patients' every need during their stay. 

Our nurses and midwives are recognised for their ability to combine dedicated, patient focused care with the highest levels of clinical excellence.

BEFORE you arrive

Before your visit to Murdoch, please ensure you read this important guide:

DURING your stay

We have a range of facilities and services available during your stay with us. Please read the following complete guide to inpatient services. This guide is also available in your room.

Providing a healthier, cleaner and safer environment

The St John of God Murdoch Hospital campus is ‘Smoke-free’.

Our buildings and grounds are completely smoke-free to create a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for patients, visitors and caregivers.

Smoking is not permitted in any building, outdoor area or vehicle within the boundary of our campus.

Smoke-free Zone

Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the St John of God Murdoch Hospital Campus as shown on the map below:

smokefree map

Why is being smoke-free important to us?

At St John of God Murdoch Hospital, health is our business. We are dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of our patients, caregivers and visitors.

Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) comes from the burning end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar and is also the smoke breathed out by the smoker. ETS is proven to cause cancer and is an even greater health threat to people who already have heart and lung illnesses.

How does the policy help smokers to quit?

Helping smokers who want to quit is important to us. Assistance includes access to nicotine replacement therapy

for caregivers. Inpatients are encouraged to discuss this option with their treating doctor.

More information is available from the WHS team on 9366 1399 or 9311 4616 and the QUIT Line 13 78 48.

 

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