Services at Taiping Medical Centre
Under Malaysian Laws, you are not permitted to smoke within the Hospital premises.
Ample car park space at a reasonable rate of RM 1.00 per entry, up to a maximum of RM 3.50, if you park at the Hospital's premises from 7:30 am - 6.59 pm.
About Your Admission
Thank you for choosing Taiping Medical Centre. We deliver quality care and medical treatment, therefore your health and comfort are our primary concern. We are here to Serve and Delivering Quality Healthcare Services to our customers.
Please bring along with you the following documents to facilitate a proper admission;
- Malaysian Identity Card
- Passport ( if foreigners)
- Birth Certificate if under 12 years old
- Your doctors letter or referral letter
- Guarantee letter /Insurance Hospitalisation card/deposit for self payment
FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENT/BILL SETTLEMENT
A deposit base on your estimated/anticipated is to be paid on admission. For Corporate and Insurance patients, a guarantee letter acceptable by the hospital management can be given in lieu of deposit. During your stay in hospital, you will be regularly updated on further deposit required, if any. Hospital bills become due and payable at the time of discharge
Discharge hour are between 9.00am till 5.00pm from Monday to Saturday and from 9.00am to 1.00pm on Sunday and Public Holiday.
Room charges are based on room rates irrespective of the time of admission or length of stay for the day.
All bills must be fully settled before you are discharged from the hospital. You may settle your bills by cash or credit card. Patients with guarantee letters from their employers / Corporate Companies / Manage Care Organisation approved by hospital management need not settle their own bills.
Before you leave the hospital, a discharge slip to be obtained from the account's office, which is to be given to the ward nurses, to facilitate the discharging procedure.
To ensure the patient will have a proper and enough rest, visiting hours are from:
NURSING SERVICES (WARD)
7.00 AM – 9.00 PM
SPECIALIST CONSULTATION HOURS
MONDAY – FRIDAY : 8.30 AM – 5.00 PM
SATURDAY : 8.30 AM – 1.00 PM
SMOKING AND ALCOHOL
Smoking and consumption of alcohol within the hospital premises are prohibited. These are detrimental to a person's good health. Smoking is one of the greatest hazards in the hospital where many people are helpless and recuperating from their illness and inflammable materials being used.
For security reason, patients are advised not to bring valuables to the hospital. If possible, all valuables should be left at home. Taiping Medical Centre does not assume any responsibility for valuables which you bring with you to hospital. / for any losses . A safe is provided in the unit/ward for the use of patients only upon request / when necessary.
The Ward Routine
Your nurse will orientate you to your ward and the facilities available. Generally, your ward routine will begin with wake up and personal toilet, early morning medication, breakfast, ward rounds by doctors, treatment and investigations, resting time, lunch, visiting hours, resting time, afternoon tea, ward rounds by doctors, visiting hours, dinner and bedtime. However, this routine will vary according to the ward and special needs of the patient. For example when there is a need, treatment and investigations may be carried out anytime during the day.
Nurse Call Bell Service
Located by your bed and in the bathroom. Please use it when you need help.
Both local and western cuisine is available and food preparation is supervised by our clinical dietitian. There are several choices to choose from daily for your breakfast, lunch and dinner each day.
STRICTLY NO VISITORS AFTER 9:00 PM
For health reasons, visitors are advised not to bring children below 12 years of age up to the wards. Visitors are not encouraged to visit during the morning hours as consultants are making their rounds and nurses need to carry out nursing care procedures on the patients.
ICU/CCU/CICU patients at the Intensive Care/Coronary Intensive Care Unit are allowed only ONE visitor at a time with a maximum of two visitors per visiting period.
While we understand your social needs, we also understand your need for sufficient rest to ensure a speedy recovery. Visitors are advised to plan their visits during visiting hours only.
Each patient is allowed only ONE companion to stay overnight. However, male companions are NOT allowed in a female room. In the Paediatric ward, one parent may stay overnight with the child at no extra charge. A daily rate of RM 5.00 is charged for rental of a collapsible chair.
Taiping Medical Centre
45-49, Jalan Medan Taiping 2,
Medan Taiping, 34000, Taiping.
Perak Darul Ridzuan.
Opened : 1983
Licensed Bed : 48
Total Consultant : 11 (resident), 7 (Visiting), 4 (Sessional)
Tel : 05-8071049 / 05-8071971
Fax : 05-8063713 / 05-8041049
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org