Preparing for your stay

Preparing for your stay at Lakeview Private Hospital

Thank you for choosing Lakeview Private Hospital.

We look forward to welcoming you to our world-class facility.

Lakeview Private Hospital brings together the best medical professionals and the latest technical equipment to provide care of the highest quality ― all set in a beautiful, modern environment. Our patients are our first priority and we are committed to delivering excellence in patient care through the philosophy of Patients First.

In these sections you will find all the information you need to know about your stay at Lakeview Private Hospital. This information is also available in a booklet form, which your doctor would have given you.

If you would like us to send you a copy of the booklet either in the post of via email please contact us on: 02 8624 5000

Booking in

As soon as your doctor advises that your surgery will take place at Lakeview Private Hospital, please complete all the forms in the pack provided by your doctor and return them as soon as possible prior to your admission. If possible, we would be grateful if you could return them fourteen days prior to your admission. Please return forms either in person or via post to 17-19 Solent Circuit Bella Vista 2153, fax to (02) 8711 0577 or email You must submit these forms so that we can reserve your place on the operating list.

You can also complete your admission forms online. Click here.

Costs and payments

You will need to provide your health fund details when booking in. The hospital will contact your health fund prior to admission and notify you if there are any gaps in the funding. If you are not insured you will be given a quote prior to admission. This payment or any health fund gaps must be paid upon admission. Payment can be made using cash, bank cheque (in the name of ‘Lakeview Private Hospital’), eftpos and most credit cards. During your time in hospital you may require the services of pathology, radiology, physiotherapy, ambulance, pharmacy and doctors involved in your care. In this case you will receive a separate account from the care provider.

Pre-admission clinic

Your doctor may require you to attend the Pre-admission Clinic prior to your surgery. If so, please make an appointment by phoning (02) 8624 5000 between 8.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday, and ask for the Pre-admission Clinic. At your appointment, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your surgery, recovery and rehabilitation.

What to bring with you to your appointment:

  • Any medications you are currently taking
  • Current X-rays, scans or pathology reports
  • All entitlement cards e.g. Medicare, Safety Net, Veterans’ Affairs, Pensioner Health Card or Health Benefit Card
  • Any specialist reports

At the Pre-admissions Clinic you will have:

  • Your medical history taken
  • Routine blood tests
  • Chest X-rays (if required)
  • Consultation with the physiotherapist if required
  • ECG (if required)
  • Discussions regarding discharge plans
  • Answer any of your questions or concerns

Visiting Hours

We ask your visitors to please check your individual therapy schedule prior to visiting. Unless visitors are being trained to assist the patient with their therapy or ongoing needs, we request that visits take place outside therapy times.


Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Sat – Sun: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Day Surgery:

No visitor access

Surgical Ward

10:00am – 12:30pm
3:00pm – 8:00pm daily


10:00am – 8:00pm daily

Pecuniary interest

Lakeview Private Hospital is designed, built and owned by a group of doctors.

Where to next?

Head over to our About Your Stay page for some helpful information.