About St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

St Vincent’s is a tertiary public healthcare service. We provide a range of services, including acute medical and surgical services, emergency and critical care, aged care, diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care and residential care. We work with a vast network of collaborative partners to deliver high quality treatment, teaching, education and research. We have more than 5,000 staff and 880 beds in daily use across our services.

Welcome from the CEO

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Hello, and welcome to St Vincent’s Hospital, founded by the Sisters of Charity, and dedicated to delivering excellent patient care. As a major teaching hospital, St Vincent’s has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s most respected public healthcare providers.

Mission, Vision & Values

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In this area you will find information about the Board, our Executive, Organisational Chart, governing bodies, code of conduct and protected disclosure policy.

Our Organisation

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In this area you will find information about the Board, our Executive, Organisational Chart, governing bodies, code of conduct and protected disclosure policy.

Our Strategic Service Plan

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Our Strategic Service Plan 2017 to 2025 provides the roadmap for how St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne will align our services with emerging patient needs, the political climate and the strategic direction of St Vincent’s Health Australia

Our Heritage

Our-Heritage

In 1889, five Sisters of Charity arrived in Melbourne with the dream of establishing a hospital. The dream was realised on 6 November 1893, with the opening of a small 'cottage hospital' in converted terraces on Victoria Parade.

Our Community

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St Vincent’s serves a diverse community. Geographically, our primary catchment takes in the municipalities of Yarra, Boroondara, Darebin and Moreland, yet only 43 per cent of patients live in these municipalities.

Our Environment

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St Vincent’s is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and providing an environmentally sustainable campus for current and future staff, patients and visitors.

Community Engagement

Community-Engagement

St Vincent’s is committed to consumer and community participation. We seek input from patients, residents, clients, carers and the community in the planning, delivery and evaluation of our health service.

Campus Information

Campus-Information

Our campuses include St Vincent Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Caritas Christi Campus, Kew and St Georges Health Service, Kew. We also operate aged care facilities in four locations.

Credentialing

Credentialing

All SVHA facilities operate under By-laws approved by the St Vincent’s Health Australia Board. The By-laws apply to all Accredited Practitioners and are an integral part of the clinical governance system at SVHA.