Notes on outpatient treatment
Request regarding urgent care (outside of regular hours and at night)
When visiting Iwata City Hospital on a weekday, please come during the regular hours
|Hours||8:15 – 11:00 a.m. (from 7:45 a.m. for initial visits)|
|1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (only for departments that offer afternoon visits)|
If you have symptoms such as a fever or mild injury, please visit the Emergency Care Center
Emergency Care Center
|Sunday, public holidays, New Year holiday||9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.||Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery|
|Weekdays||7:30 – 10:30 p.m.||Internal Medicine, Pediatrics|
|Address||Iwata Municipal Pool Site, 51 Kamionogo, Iwata-shi|
|Weekdays (daytime): 0538-37-2011 (Health Promotion Division)|
For urgent care, maximum priority is given to medical care for patients with serious conditions that require emergency surgery, hospitalization, etc.
After-hours medical fees
Since November 1, 2006, Iwata City Hospital charges a Specified Initial Visit Fee for patients being examined at Iwata City Hospital for the first time outside of the regular hours and on weekends, public holidays, and during the New Year holiday (the same fee applies to initial visits during the regular weekday hours). Patients who are examined outside of the regular hours for non-urgent reasons must pay at their own expense the amount corresponding to the additional after-hours charge.
|Patients who don’t need to pay the Specified Initial Visit Fee|
(Emergencies or other unavoidable circumstances)
|Patients who must pay the Specified Initial Visit Fee at their own expense||Patients who are examined outside of the regular hours due to their work or school schedule, etc.|
Patients with assistance dogs
Iwata City Hospital allows patients to be accompanied by assistance dogs (guide, service, or hearing-assistance dogs) according to the Act on Assistance Dogs for Physically Disabled Persons.
Iwata City Hospital was authorized as a Designated Hospital for Foreign Residents in FY2015 and on July 25, 2016.
Two Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking medical interpreters are stationed at Iwata City Hospital to provide service to many international patients. However, they can only help so many patients, so we recommend bringing an interpreter with you to ensure the smoothest medical care possible.