Our hospital has changed

In February 2015, Fremantle Hospital became a high performing 300-bed specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health of the community through the delivery of safe, efficient and high-quality health care.

As south metropolitan’s largest specialist hospital, Fremantle Hospital will focus on providing a range of services including aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgery and specialist medical services.

Our services include:

  • aged care and rehabilitation services
  • elective surgery – inpatients/outpatients; general and specialty surgery, including orthopaedics, eye surgery and vascular
  • critical care – Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to support medical and surgical services
  • medical services – inpatients/outpatients; general medicine; endocrinology, including diabetes clinics; sexual health; gastroenterology, including endoscopy
  • mental health – inpatient and community mental health services for adults and older adults. The Assessment and Treatment Team (ATT) provides emergency mental health services, both in the community and for persons presenting for triage at Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service, between 8am and 10pm seven days a week
  • other inpatient services – pathology, radiology and pharmacy services.

As a specialist hospital, some key services transitioned to other hospitals.

Paediatric services transferred to Fiona Stanley Hospital on 1 February 2015. The Fremantle Hospital Emergency Department closed at 7am on 3 February 2015. 24-hour emergency mental health services are provided at Fiona Stanley Hospital from 3 February 2015.

Some services previously provided at Fremantle Hospital, including cardiothoracic surgery and hyperbaric medicine, have moved to Fiona Stanley Hospital.