An Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a procedure where stickers and wires are attached to the chest and an electrical heart tracing is produced.

An ECG is a non-invasive, painless and safe procedure that doesn’t require any preparation.

What to expect?

To access this service, you must have a referral from a medical provider - Appointment preferred.

To make a booking, call booking enquiries on 5320 4201 or fax a referral to 5320 4713. Referrals can also be emailed to

The patient name, date of birth, phone number and address must be included on the referral if using fax or email – You will be contacted via mail or phone call as appropriate, with the appointment details.

What does an ECG cost?

This is a Medicare rebateable service, which is bulk billed and no additional fees are charged.

Ballarat Base Hospital


1 Drummond Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350


(03) 5320 4201

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5 pm


(03) 5320 4713


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