Services

Monash Health provides more than 250 uniquely integrated community and hospital-based services focusing on improving the health of our community.
SpecialitySummary
Aboriginal HealthLearn how Monash Health is supporting the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Monash Health is committed to improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This can only …
Acquired language difficulties

An eight week multidisciplinary group for people who have aphasia (acquired language difficulties). Participants work to develop and extend their communication skills with conversation, activities and outings. Eligibility The home and commmunity care target group …

Advance Care Planning (ACP)

Advance Care Planning is about planning ahead for your future healthcare, in case you are ever too sick to speak for yourself. Monash Health has adopted the ‘A C P in 3-steps’ approach (© Northern Health 2009) which is a simple way to understand and do advance care planning.

Aged and Community Care Casey Cardinia

The Aged and Community Care Team works with people living in the City of Casey or Cardinia Shire who are aged over 65 and people aged 18-65 with a disability or long term impairment. We …

Aged and Community Care Program – Greater DandenongThe Aged and Community Care Program is a primary community-based resource which provides an interdisciplinary service to support frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers. The program aims to keep the client …
Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS)Servicing the Cities of Bayside, Kingston and Greater Dandenong we provide comprehensive assessment, information and support for people over 65 years.  We work with those who want to remain at home with supportive care as …
Aged mental healthProvides home-based psychiatric assessment, treatment, and case management to clients over 65 years. Clients may have a psychiatric illness, and/or dementia with associated behaviours and are living in the defined catchment areas. Eligibility Live in the …
Aged residential care facilitiesMonash Health has been caring for, and providing healthcare and aged living solutions, to Victorians for over 100 years. Monash Health has five residential homes in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Although each is …
Allied healthTogether with doctors and nurses, allied health practitioners are regarded as the third pillar of health care providers in Australia. At Monash Health, more than 1,000 allied health practitioners play a critical role in diagnosis, …
AnaesthesiaThe Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Monash Health consists of over 100 consultant anaesthetists, over 40 registrars and residents and 6 pain and research nurses. We are divided into three departments: Monash Medical …
Aphasia Support ProgramThis service runs communication groups for people with Aphasia.  Each group offers the opportunity to practice communication skills in a relaxed friendly environment. The aim is to assist people to regain social confidence and self-esteem …
Asthma education paediatricAsthma education for children and families is available to users of acute hospital services or at risk of becoming frequent users. Eligibility children who have attended Emergency Department in the last 12 months or at …
Centre for Developmental Disability Health (CDDH)

Centre for Developmental Disability Health staff are a multidisciplinary team who work across a range of education, clinical, research and advocacy activities to improve the health of people with intellectual and associated developmental disabilities.

Chronic Disease Services (HARP Complex Care)Learn more about HARP complex care and Monash Health's chronic disease services. Children’s asthma team Chronic and complex care program Chronic disease management clinic Chronic heart failure Complex psycho social conditions Chronic respiratory disease Diabetes …
Clinical TrialsMonash Health conducts clinical trials across a number of research departments. At times, researchers will call for participants for their clinical trials. Please see below for a list of clinical trials and other studies currently …
Community Support OptionsCommunity Support Options works to support people living with a disability and the frail aged to living independently in their home. This service operates within the municipalities of Bayside, Kingston, Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia. Community …
Cystic Fibrosis Paediatric and Adult Service

The Monash Health Cystic Fibrosis Service was established in 1993, initially caring only for children, with the expansion of an adult service in 1999. Monash CF now provides lifetime care for over 200 adults and children with cystic fibrosis

Dental (Community)Monash Health Dental Services provide dental treatment under the guidelines of Dental Health Services Victoria. We provide dental care to eligible health care or pension card holders and their dependants. Anyone experiencing an emergency problem …
Diabetes

Monash Diabetes provides leadership in outstanding research and evidence-based, patient centred clinical care. We provide care for the ever increasing burden of diabetes and traverse the spectrum from public health prevention activities to supporting community and primary care to caring directly for the most complex cases across the lifespan and across a range of adaptive models of integrated care run throughout South East Melbourne.

Dialysis

Chronic kidney disease is a process during which kidney tissue is destroyed over a long period of time. Regarding dialysis, there are two forms of dialysis – haemodialysis (conducted by the patient at home or by nursing staff at a hospital facility) and peritoneal dialysis (conducted by the patient at home). Both types filter blood to remove waste products, excess salt and water, which the failed kidneys cannot do anymore

Dietetics – Community Health

Dieticians provide nutrition information to all age groups, by way of individual consultations and groups, to people living within the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia, as well as to frail older people in the Kingston/Bayside area who are unable to leave their home.

Eating Disorder Treatment at Monash Health

The Wellness and Recovery Centre (WRC), is a specialist Eating Disorder program that offers comprehensive assessment and evidence-based treatment to individuals affected by Eating Disorders. Eating disorders we treat include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Eating Disorders not otherwise specified.

Family violence support

Monash Health is committed to providing support for victims of family violence. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

GastroenterologyWelcome to Monash Gastroeterology - we provide care and treatment for people with problems associated with the digestive system and liver. Important Information for Gastroenterology Patients and General Practitioners about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. I …
Gender ClinicThe Monash Health Gender Clinic is the specialist public health service for the Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary community in Victoria. The Gender Clinic is a state-wide service that provides individualised, consumer centred care for …
General MedicineThe General Medicine Program at Monash Health provides inpatient services at Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Dandenong Hospital and Casey hospital with an annual admission rate of over 10,000 patients. The current clinical staff includes; 15 …
Genetics Clinic

The Genetics Clinic at Monash Hospital, as part of Monash Health, assists with the diagnosis, management, counselling and support of children and adults with a wide range of genetic disorders and also includes prenatal diagnosis …

Health promotionA place-based, systems-thinking approach to prevention, we support individuals and communities to maintain health, independence, and wellbeing through quality, patient centred health care that meets the needs of our diverse community. Over the past four …
Home Based Allied Health Service – ParkdaleThe Home Based Allied Health Service provides care to frail older people and people with disabilities who are unable to leave their homes to access centre based services. The multidisciplinary service includes: Community Nursing Dietetics …
Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages are a co-ordinated package of services which are tailored to meet client’s specific care needs so that they can continue to live at home.

Hospital in the Home

This program offers people the opportunity to continue their hospital treatment in their home. The team is made up of medical and nursing staff. Nurses visits occur between 7am to 9pm and are available by phone …

ImagingMonash Health Imaging is the imaging (radiology) department of Monash Health’s hospitals. We have five excellent, convenient and easily accessible hospital locations. Monash Health uses state of the art equipment, offering a full range of …
ImmunisationLearn more about Immunisation below. Important information To protect young children and vulnerable patients during the COVID-19 response, our BCG vaccination clinics have been temporarily put on hold. What we do • National Immunisation Program …
Interpreter services

Interpreter services through Monash Health health care at Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital and Kingston Hospital

Kanooka Physiotherapy GroupA private physiotherapy practice operating within the Physiotherapy Department at Monash Medical Centre. Providing quality private outpatient physiotherapy to the community. Our services include Paediatric Physiotherapy How do I make an appointment? You do not …
Kingston Adult Day Activity Support Service (KADAS)

Kingston Adult Day Activity Support Service (KADAS) is a planned activity group which offers day care to frail older people and people with disabilities living at home or in a supportive residential services Eligibility Clients …

LinkagesDo you want to continue living at home? If so, Community Support Options can help. What are Linkages Packages? Linkages Packages are services that help people remain living at home. We help people who are …
LithotripsyLearn more about Lithotripsy below. Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL or lithotripsy) has successfully been used to treat renal tract stones since the early 1980s. The treatment relies on the human body being mostly made of …
Living well program

Our psychological and social program “Living well” provides care coordination and support for people who have chronic conditions and/or complete psycho-social needs and are living in insecure housing in the City of Greater Dandenong. Referral …

Lymphoedema programsLearn more about Lymphoedema programs below Cranbourne Lymphoedema Service This service provides assessment, treatment and management of people with lymphoedema by a lymphoedema practitioner Eligibility Primary lymphoedema Secondary lymphoedema Cancer related lymphoedema Clients need to …
MassageThe massage program provides relaxation, sports and remedial massage with both qualified and student massage therapists. At the first appointment massage therapist offers a comprehensive consultation Up to six appointments are available to eligible clients. …
MaternityWe are the largest maternity provider in Victoria, providing care to over 9,000 women each year across three hospitals: Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong and Casey. Monash Women’s maternity service is part of Monash Health, which …
Mental Health

This Directorate encompasses a group of specialist programs that interface with primary health, specialist health and other non-mental health care providers and agencies.

Monash Ageing Research Centre (MONARC)

Monash Ageing Research Centre (MONARC) is based at the Kingston Centre, a stand-alone sub-acute facility based in Cheltenham (Victoria) which provides Geriatric Evaluation and Management, Aged Persons Mental Health, and Rehabilitation.

Monash Anaesthesia

We provide services to acute and chronic pain patients, pre-anaesthetic clinics, endoscopy, radiology (including MRI and interventional procedures), cardiology catheterisation lab, the mental health unit and the emergency department. Our operating theatres have elective and emergency surgery in all the major adult surgical specialties including cardiothoracics and neurosurgery, with the support of an adult intensive care unit. With Monash Children’s hospital an important part of Southern Health, we assist in the care of a wide range of paediatric surgical cases with the backup of a special care nursery, neonatal intensive care unit and a paediatric intensive care unit on site.

Monash Cancer Centre

The Monash Cancer Centre provides the more than 1.5 million residents of southern Melbourne with access to world leading cancer treatment integrated in one convenient location close to where they live through Peter Mac, Victoria’s world-renowned leader in cancer treatment, research and education

Monash HeartLearn more about MonashHeart below. Established in 2007, MonashHeart is an amalgamation of the former Departments of Cardiology of Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and Dandenong Hospital. Since its formation, MonashHeart has improved and expanded much …
Monash Infectious Diseases

Monash Infectious Diseases provides a specialist service at Monash Health, Victoria\’s largest health service, a network of Monash University teaching hospitals

Monash Lung and SleepThe department is now one of the largest respiratory and sleep medicine centres in Australia. It is well recognised for the very high standard of clinical care it provides and for excellence in clinical and …
Monash Newborn

The Transition to Specialty Practice (TSP) Program (Monash Newborn) is a twelve month program designed to provide participants with the theoretical and practical foundations to work competently and effectively, as a neonatal nurse, caring for surgical and medical patients in both neonatal special care and intensive care. The first 13 weeks will give you the theoretical underpinning of neonatal special care.

MonashWatch

Monash Watch aims to keep vulnerable patients, e with complex chronic health issues healthier at home. Call: 9554 8010 9:00am to 3:00pm Mon – Fri excluding Public Holidays

Movement Disorders ClinicLearn more about the Movement Disorders Clinic below. The Movement Disorder Clinic is a specialist clinic with a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Multi Systems Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and …
Movement Disorders ProgramThe Monash Health Movement Disorders Program at the Kingston Centre is a Centre of Excellence in the provision of healthcare for people living with a movement disorder, particularly Parkinson’s disease. About us The Movement Disorders …
Nephrology

Nephrology manages is the study of medical diseases of the kidney. Treatment options that are availalble ;for people with kidney failure include dialysis and tranplantation. Dialysis involves filtering the blood. ; People on dialysis are required to take

NeurosurgeryThe Department of Neurosurgery at Monash Health is dedicated to treating patients with neurosurgical disorders. We provide a comprehensive inpatients and outpatient services for patients with conditions affecting the brain, spine and nervous system. Our …
Occupational Therapy Driver ProgramThis program provides specialist occupational therapy driving assessments for clients with any physical, psychiatric, Neurological, Cognitive, Congenital, or Age Related impairments disability to determine safety to continue or resume driving with or without modifications. Services …
OncologyThe Monash Health Department of Oncology provides more than 1.5 million residents of southern Melbourne with access to world leading cancer treatment over four locations within the Monash Health service. Our Services Cancer patients receive …
OptometryThis service offers eye examinations and glasses at low cost for refugees/asylum seekers, pensioner/healthcare card holders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members.  This service is provided in Berwick in cooperation with the Australian …
Organ Donation – Donate Life

Monash Health has nursing and medical donation specialists located at Dandenong Hospital and Monash Medical Centre, Clayton.  They provide advice and assistance to clinical staff, donor family support, education coordination, and outreach services to other Monash Health sites and community organisations.

Pathology

Learn more about our pathology services below. Our pathology laboratories provide 24 hour access to an extensive range of pathology investigations for all disciplines for inpatients, hospital outpatients and privately referred patients. Laboratories are located …

Planned Activity Program

Learn more about our planned activity programs below. Cranbourne Planned Activity Programs Monash Health- Aged and Community Care offer a range of Social Activity Groups to people living in the City of Casey who are …

Podiatry services – community

Podiatrists are qualified health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Management areas skin nail musculoskeletal disorders diabetes assessment and management …

Post acute careThis program seeks to ensure a safe discharge from hospital, including the emergency department, by providing people with community based supports to help them recover in their home or community and to reduce the risk …
Private patientsJessie McPherson Private Hospital is the only private hospital in the Monash Health group.  We are located at the front of Monash Health's Monash Medical Centre at: 246 Clayton Road, Clayton. We have been delivering high …
Refugee Health and Wellbeing

“We exist to help people transition from surving to thriving” We enable individuals and the wider community to achieve their fullest potential

Respite care – Community Support OptionsCommunity Support Options  provides a wide range of respite services to carers of the frail aged and people living with a disability. By offering a large number of respite services, we help to prevent or …
Sexual and reproductive health servicesClinics are located at Springvale and Cranbourne for females and males, with priority given to clients depending on need. Services (provided by Monash Health Community Health Nurses) include: Contraception information and referral Emergency contraception available …
Sexual Medicine and Therapy

The sexual relationship counselling clinic is staffed by medical practitioners, specialised in psychosexual medicine. It is available to patients (women, men and couples) with the following: an inability to have sexual intercourse painful sex (dyspareunia) …

South East Advocacy and Support (SEAS)Provide support for people at risk of experiencing barriers in accessing HACC services, mostly focussed on financially disadvantaged people with insecure housing (eg people living  in caravan parks, boarding houses and supportive residential services). Contact …
Sub-Acute Ambulatory Care Services (SACS)

Moansh Health | Sub-Acute Ambulatory Care Services consists of the following services: Acute Rehabilitation Programs, Community Rehabilitation Centres, Rehabilitation in the Home and Specialty Clinics.

Surgery Program

The Monash Health Surgery Program, Monash Health, services in the areas of General surgery, Breast surgery, Colorectal surgery, Endocrine surgery,
Upper Gastrointestinal

TelehealthMonash Health is committed to providing specialist care and advice close to home. Our Telehealth service will ensure that rural and regional patients have equal access to health care as those who are metro based. Adult …
ThalassaemiaWe offer treatment and testing of inherited red  blood cell disorders. Eligibility Must be over 18, with over active anaemia and have a referral from your doctor. Waiting period Several days. Referral Referral from your …
Transition care program

The Transition Care Program is a short term program providing care and assistance with recovery for older people who have been in hospital. By offering low level therapy and support, the program allows people to …

UrologyLearn more about our urology services below. The Urology Surgical Unit is split between the campuses at Casey Hospital in Berwick and Moorabbin Hospital. It consists of 15 Consultants, 2 honorary Consultants, 4 accredited registrars …
Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service (VFPMS)The Victorian Paediatric Medical Service (VFPMS) is a state-wide service providing assessments for children and young people, under 18 years of age, who might have been abused, neglected or assaulted.  VFPMS works collaboratively with health …
Women’s health and wellbeing service

Learn more about our women’s and health and wellbeing service below. This service  is run by a women’s health nurse and provides: pregnancy testing Pap testing teaching of breast health examination and screening information unplanned …

Youth servicesLearn more about our youth services below. The Youth and Family team at Monash Health Community (MHC) provides high quality health services to vulnerable and marginalized young people and their families within the community in …
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