Respiratory assessment clinic and staff enquiries

COVID -19 Staff Enquiries HelpdeskStaff can email or call the Helpdesk with questions about onset of COVID-19 symptoms, exposures to COVID-19, testing criteria or clinic information.  Please email:

For all other Western Health COVID-19 matters, including general enquiries and support, please email and a member of the team will be in touch.


Western Health (WH) Respiratory Assessment Clinic: 

The WH Respiratory Assessment Clinic located at Sunshine Hospital is open 7 days a week.

Hours of operation:

10am to 5.30pm for both staff and the general public.

WH staff presenting within these hours can continue to do so via the Pod 1 entrance via the main hospital (outside lifts 16 and 17 of the ASB).

The general public may enter the clinic from the Respiratory Assessment Clinic entrance off Furlong Road.

Western Health also provide COVID-19 testing at the:

  • Sunbury Respiratory Assessment Clinic –  29 Timins Street Sunbury (10am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday), and
  • the Melbourne Showgrounds Drive Through and Walk up Clinic.


Asymptomatic Staff Testing

Asymptomatic testing is continuing to be offered at the Sunshine Hospital Respiratory Assessment Clinic within regular opening hours for all staff who would like to be tested.

Usual hours of operation for the SH RAC are 10am to 5.30pm , 7 days a week.

Routine asymptomatic testing at the Footscray Hospital Private Consulting Rooms is not available at the current time.