The VAFA is excited to announce a new partnership with Epworth, Richmond. This partnership will ensure all VAFA players have the opportunity to receive the very best level of medical care in the event of injury.
Epworth Richmond is Victoria’s largest private hospital and specialises in cardiovascular services, orthopaedics, neurosciences, oncology and general medicine. We operate a 24/7 emergency department which treats over 26,000 patients a year.
Epworth Richmond is equipped with quality facilities and the latest technology, including a 15 bed intensive care unit, 21 operating theatres, Australia’s first da Vinci robotic system, day surgery facilities, four cardiovascular laboratories, community care, 61 beds for rehabilitation patients and a Hospital in the Home service.
With close to 47,000 admissions, more than 1,800 staff members and 1,200 accredited visiting specialists, Epworth Richmond is a leading health care provider in Australia.
The new Epworth emergency department is the newest emergency department in Victoria. The design is the result of combined experience from leading emergency physicians and best practice examples from the US and Europe. Epworth has the latest in medical technology and is ambulance ready. Importantly, the new emergency department has been designed to offer patients an unparalleled level of comfort and privacy. Epworth’s experience treating Australian Rules football players is second to none.
VAFA players will benefit from these enhancements plus receive:
- Fast track priority treatment
- Access to Epworth specialists of Australian Rules football injuries.
- Full range of services, including diagnostics in one location.
- Priority referrals to relevant specialists if necessary
- Peace of mind that an injury will receive the best possible care.