Health Professionals

This section provides information for health professionals on services provided at St Vincent's Hospital, how to refer your patient, pre-referral guidelines, important contacts, and news and events.

Information and Resources for GPs


COVID Positive Pathways – Information and Resources for GPs

Elective Surgical Waiting List Enquiries


GP Hotline for elective surgery waiting lists at St Vincent's

News and Events


The news and events page part of this website includes a dedicated GP newsletter and other information for GPs

Allied Health Services


Allied Health services at St Vincent’s provides a broad range of career opportunities across all professional groups, for new graduates and those with more experience looking to further develop and progress their career.

Palliative Day Services


St Vincent’s Palliative Care Inpatient Services are located across two inner Melbourne campuses - Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew (28 beds), and the Palliative Care Unit in Fitzroy (8 beds).

Cancer Services


The focus of cancer care services at SVHM is to manage all patients in a multidisciplinary setting bringing together expertise from a range of disciplines and specialists. Dedicated facilities and personnel support the conduct of multidisciplinary cancer meetings across a broad range of tumour streams.

HealthPathways Melbourne


HealthPathways Melbourne is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment and management of common medical conditions, including when and where to refer patients.

Community and Aged Care


Community and Aged Care at St Vincent's consists of: Health Independence Program (HIP), Home Based Allied Health Service, Hospital in the Home (St Vincent's at Home), Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS), Aged Psychiatry Assessment and Treatment Team, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) and our Aged Care Facilities.

Diagnostic Services


St Vincent's offers the following Diagnostic Service's: Bowel Screening, Cardiac Investigations, Clinical Neuroscience, Medical Imaging, Neurophysiology, Pathology, Respiratory

Mental Health


St Vincent’s Mental Health (MH) is a comprehensive adult area mental health service for people aged between 16-64 years who live in the inner urban east area of Melbourne (Cities of Yarra and Boroondara).

GP Liaison


The GP Liaison Unit assists general practitioners (GPs) to navigate the services provided by St Vincent’s Hospital. The team also works to improve communication between the hospital and general practice.

Emergency Department


St Vincent’s Emergency Care Centre provides emergency advice and care for all referred and self-presenting patients.



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.

Important Contacts


Important contacts all captured in one page.

Referral Templates and Pre-Referral Guidelines


The referral templates and pre-referral guidelines page will give you you all the guidance you need when making a referral to St Vincent's Hospital.

Specialist Clinics


St Vincent's Specialist Clinics provide over 90,000 non-admitted patient appointments per year across 20 different medical and surgical specialties.