Overview

Lingard Private Hospital offers a range of leading healthcare services to the local community. Please speak to your GP for referral or contact us on 02 4969 6799.

To view Lingard Private's specialties directory, select from the list below.
List of Services
  • A - D
    Acute Medical Services

    Should you or a family member need admission for an acute medical condition, our Medical Ward is well supported by a team of nurses, allied health professionals and medical consultants to ensure your care is well managed.

    Allied Health

    Allied health consists of a team of health professionals working closely with our medical specialists and nursing team to provide co-ordinated, multi-disciplinary patient care to meet the individual needs of our patients.

    Our commitment to excellence in patient care involves communication with families and carers to ensure adequate support is in place when patients leave hospital.

    The allied health team contributes to clinical care in the treatment and prevention of disorders and diseases, clinical research and education.

    Allied health services at Lingard Private Hospital include:

    • Dietician
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Social Work / DVA Liaison
    Cardiology

    Lingard Cardiology is an initiatlive of Lingard Private Hospital and has been established in response to the need for a quality private cardiac service in the Newcastle region.

    This premier Cardiac service brings together the expertise of locally based Cardiologists, an experienced team of cardiac professionals, and is perfectly positioned to deliver care to our growing population in Newcastle, Maitland, the Upper Hunter and Mid North Coast.

    For more information visit Cardiology.

    Consulting Suites

    A number of Medical Professionals have consulting suites in close proximity to the hospital.

    Day Surgery

    Lingard Private’s day surgery (short stay) facilities are designed to provide a comfortable environment where you can have your day surgery or procedure and return home usually on the same day.

    Our day surgery patients are cared for by dedicated nursing and medical staff who are experienced in dealing with the particular requirements of day surgery and procedures. Our staff are also fully supported by all the resources of the hospital as needed.

    See the Short Stay section of Your Hospital Stay for information about what to expect and how to prepare for day surgery at Lingard Private.

    See Caring for Children for important information relating to child admissions.

    Dental Surgery

    Dental surgery performed at Lingard Private includes the extraction of wisdom teeth and other dental repairs requiring anaesthetic.

    DVA Patients

    Lingard Private is a Tier 1 provider for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). DVA patients are very welcome and we have a Veterans’ Liaison Officer who provides support and assistance to our DVA patients.

  • E - H
    Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

    Commonly known as ENT, this speciality covers conditions relating to the ears, nose and throat such as hearing loss, deafness, rhinitis, dizziness and vertigo.

    Such conditions affect both adults and children.

    At Lingard Private we provide a range of general operative procedures for the treatment of ENT conditions in both adults and children. Procedures include:

    • Insertion of grommets (middle ear ventilation tubes)
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Rhinoplasty
    • Septoplasty
    • Antrum Surgery
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Thyroid Surgery
    General Medical

    Our new 22 bed Medical Ward, which caters for medical patients in private rooms, is well supported by a team of nurses, allied health professionals and medical consultants to ensure your care is well managed.

    General Surgery

    A wide range of general surgical procedures are performed at Lingard Private including:

    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of the gall bladder)
    • Laparoscopic hernia repair
    • Laparoscopic gastric banding
    • Hernia repairs
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscope gastroscopy
    • Endoscope colonoscopy
    • Bariatric

    Our specialised team of nurses and paramedical staff assist in your care from the operating theatres through to the recovery room and our ward areas. Medical coverage is available 24 hours seven days a week.

     

    Gynaecology

    Lingard Private Hospital has facilities to perform both major and minor gynaecological surgery. Procedures performed include:

    • Hysterectomy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Uterine ablation
    • Dilatation and cutterage
    • Oophorectomy (removal of fallopian tubes)
    • Ligation of tubes
    • Vaginal repair
    Haematology

    Haematology is a specialised field in medicine which comprises of the study of blood and the organs involved in forming blood. Common blood diseases in our community include:

    • Leukaemia
    • Myleodysplasia
  • I - L
    In-vitro Fertilisation

    Genea, an in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and infertility clinic, consults from rooms on the grounds at Lingard Private Hospital.

    IVF is a specialised service that assists couples having difficulty conceiving. Core aspects of IVF include:

    • Optimising pre-pregnancy health
    • Understanding your menstrual cycle to help optimize your chance of pregnancy
    • Assessing your likelihood of conception
    • Assessing your fertility
    • Achieving your desire of starting a family
    Intensive Care Unit

    Whether admission to our Intensive Care Unit is a planned or unexpected event, it can be a time of significant stress for patients and their family members or carers. At Lingard Private Hospital, we endeavour to help ease the worry by making the time spent here as comfortable as possible.

    Be assured that patients in our Intensive Care Unit will be provided with constant 24 hour monitoring and care by our experienced team of doctors and nurses.

  • M - O
    Neurosurgery

    Lingard Private hospital has extensive experience caring for patients requiring neurosurgical back operations.

    We have five visiting neurosurgeons, who regularly perform the following back and spinal procedures:

    • Foraminatomy
    • Laminectomy
    • Disk excision
    • Lumbar decompression

     

    Operating Theatres

    Lingard Private has a busy Theatre Suite comprising of six operating rooms including two fully intergrated rooms.

    Both day surgery and general surgery procedures are undertaken in this Theatre Suite.

     

    Ophthalmology

    Ophthalmology deals with the diseases and surgery of the visual pathways, including the eye, brain and areas surrounding the eye, including the eyelids.

    Lingard Private has a busy ophthalmic surgery service providing care on both an inpatient and day surgery basis.

    Orthopaedics

    Lingard Private Hospital has a modern operating theatre specifically set up for orthopaedic procedures.

    Patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery are supported by our physiotherapist before and after surgery.

    Services include:

    • Investigative
    • Endoscopic
    • Cruciate ligament surgery
    • Arthroscopic surgery
    • Orthopaedic
    • Major joint replacements
    • Spinal surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Foot surgery
    • Upper limb/hand
  • P - S
    Pain Management

    Interventional pain management services are provided at Lingard.

    The goals of interventional pain management are to relieve, reduce and/or manage pain to improve a patient's overall quality of life.

    This is achieved through minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions.

    Interventional pain management also strives to help patients return to their everyday activities quickly and without heavy reliance on medication.

    Interventional pain management can be a useful alternative for patients who have exhausted other treatment methods without success and may be the solution chronic pain sufferers are looking for.

    Procedures performed include:

    • Transforaminal steroid injections
    • Nerve, root and medial branch blocks (These injections determine if a specific spinal nerve root is the source of pain. Blocks also can be used to reduce inflammation and pain.)
    • Facet joint injections (These are used to determine if the facet joints are the source of pain. These injections can also provide pain relief.)
    • Insertion of spinal cord stimulators.
    Pastoral Care

    The hospital benefits from the assistance of a pastoral carer. Please ask a staff a member if you would like a visit from a pastoral carer while you are in hospital.

    Pathology

    On-site pathology services provided by Laverty Pathology are available to meet inpatient requirements 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

    Pharmacy

    Slade Pharmacy is on-site and caters for inpatient and discharge pharmacy requirements.

    Slade pharmacists are medication specialists who work in collaboration with other health professionals to ensure you receive the best possible care during your hospital stay.

    Physiotherapy

    Our team of trained and highly skilled physiotherapists care for patients before and after all major surgery.

    The physiotherapists participate in discharge planning.

    Plastic Surgery
    • Cosmetic procedures

    • Corrective procedures

    • Reconstruction

    • Excision of skin cancers

    Radiology

    Inpatient and outpatient radiology including MRI and CT Scanning are provided on site by Lingard Imaging Solutions.

    Recovery

    Lingard Private has a 12 bed Recovery Unit staffed by registered nurses specifically trained in the post operative care of anaesthetised patients.

    Rehabilitation

    Lingard Private Hospital's Rehabilitation Centre is an inpatient facility purpose built to provide services and programs for chronic disease management. The programs provides chronic disease management that focus on:

    • Improving patient outcomes following discharge

    • Ensuring patients receive integrated seamless care across the hospital and community sectors

    • Providing a platform to manage the individual’s health and well being for life

       

    We provide specific programs for:

    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • Lymphoedema

    • Vestibular

    • Reconditioning

    • Orthopaedics

    • Neurology

    • Cardiac

  • T - Z
    Urology

    Urology focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra and the male reproductive organs.

    Our urological team of surgeons, specialty nurses and other support staff are dedicated to managing your treatment.

    A wide range of male and female urological conditions are regularly treated by our urology team including:

    • Bladder cancer

    • Urinary incontinence

    • Infections

    • Interstitial cystitis and pelvic pain

    • Neurogenic bladder

    • Kidney and adrenal conditions

    • Prostate health problems

    • Male reproduction problems

     

    Veterans' Liaison Officer

    See DVA