Caring for you

Monash Health delivers quality, patient-centred healthcare and services that meet the needs of our diverse community.

We provide award-winning healthcare across the entire lifespan – from pre-birth, newborn babies and children, to the aged, their families and carers.

Our specialties include paediatrics (caring for children), cardiology (caring for the heart), women’s health, kidney and pancreas transplants and intensive care for sick and preterm babies in the first few weeks and months of life.

We improve the health of our community through:

  • Prevention and early intervention
  • Community-based treatment and rehabilitation
  • Highly specialised surgical and medical diagnosis, treatment and monitoring services
  • Hospital and community-based mental health services
  • Comprehensive sub-acute, aged care and palliative care programs
  • Research, education and teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals
  • Regional and state-wide specialist services

Our guiding principles

  • We consistently provide safe, high quality and timely care
  • We provide experiences that exceed expectations
  • We work with humility, respect, kindness, and compassion in high performing teams
  • We integrate teaching, research and innovation to continuously learn and improve
  • We orientate care towards our community to optimise access, independence, and wellbeing
  • We manage our resources wisely and sustainably to provide value for our community

Our reach

Currently, we have 25,500 employees who work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

Our care at a glance:

  • We provide more than 3.6 million episodes of care to our community.
  • More than 290,000 people are admitted to our hospitals.
  • More than 245,000 receive care at our three emergency departments.
  • We respond to more than 65,000 ambulance arrivals.
  • We perform more than 55,000 surgical procedures.
  • We deliver more than 10,000 babies.

Our Academic Health Science Centre partnership, Monash Partners and translational research hub, Monash Health Translation Precinct are world renowned for turning scientific discoveries into clinical practice to benefit patients locally and internationally.

We turn scientific discoveries into clinical practice

From Australia’s first major heart valve replacements, to preventing unborn babies from developing cerebral palsy and the use of Botox to help severe asthmatics breath, we are involved in hundreds of research projects and programs aimed at improving clinical care.

Science and research is the future and wherever possible our patients access the latest treatments at their bedside.

Our community

We celebrate our wonderfully diverse, multicultural community as the source of both our patients, families and employees.

We genuinely strive to provide care which meets the cultural needs and expectations of our patients.

Teaching the next generation

Through our university affiliations we are a major provider of education and training for the next generation of doctors, nurses and health professionals.

When you’re learning, there’s nothing like being able to tap into life experience and many of Victoria’s most senior and experienced clinicians have built their careers at Monash Health and actively share their expertise with students and junior employees.

Our employees

Everyday our employees work hard to send patients home to their families and friends as quickly as possible.

Our values

We remain firmly committed to our iCare values:

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence

National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards accreditation

Monash Health has successfully achieved National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards accreditation. To achieve accreditation, an external and independent peer review is undertaken to ensure a healthcare organisation has met national quality standards. Monash Health has received the final report and Agreed Performance Statement (APS) from The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.

Our commitment to the Victorian Child Safe Standards

Monash Health is committed to the Victorian Child Safe Standards in policy and in practice to promote and protect the best interests of all children involved in our care.

Generation Victoria (GenV)

Monash Health is proud to support GenV, a new research project led from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute that aims to help improve long-term health and wellbeing for children and parents.

GenV is a sophisticated research project with a simple goal: a better approach to child and adult health and wellbeing in Victoria. GenV will launch at Monash Health from mid-2021 and over two years, every family having a baby at a Monash Health hospital – and at birthing hospitals across the state – will be offered the chance to participate, no matter their background or location.

GenV is one of the world’s largest birth and parent cohort studies and aims to reduce the burden of problems including allergies, obesity and mental illness. Visit their website to learn more: