Monash Health provides more than 250 uniquely integrated community and hospital-based services focusing on improving the health of our community.
|Aboriginal Health||Learn 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 community care target group …
|Advance Care Planning (ACP)|
Advance Care Planning is about planning ahead for your future healthcare, in case you are ever too unwell to speak for yourself. The ACP Service offers information and resources, and supports people to complete discussions and document preparation, including appointment of medical treatment decision maker, advance care directives and appointment of support person documents.
|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 health||Provides 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 facilities||Monash 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 health||Together 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, …|
|Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine|
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.
|Aphasia Support Program||This 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 paediatric||Asthma 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.
|Child and Family||This page contains information about the Monash Health Child and Family Program including Allied Health, Healthy Mothers Healthy babies, School Readiness Program and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and how we support children (0-17 …|
|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 respiratory disease Complex psycho social conditions Diabetes ambulatory care stream Medication review service Complex …|
|Clinical Gait Analysis Service||The Clinical Gait Analysis Service (CGAS) based at the Kingston Centre in Cheltenham, is a diagnostic service that provides detailed information relating to an individual's walking pattern. The CGAS multi-disciplinary clinical team consists of a …|
|Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service||The Cognitive Dementia and Memory service (CDAMS) is a multi-disciplinary, diagnostic clinic for older people experiencing change to memory or other areas of thinking. In addition to diagnosis the clinic provides information, education, support and …|
|Community Health / Monash Health Community|
Monash Health Community supports our community in order to improve and maintain health, independence and well-being.
|Community Rehabilitation (Home and Centre based)|
Community Rehab services
|Community Support Options||Community 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 …|
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 …|
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.
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.
|Falls and Balance Clinic||The Falls and Balance clinic provide a specialist assessment service for patients experiencing issues with falls and balance and affecting mobility particularly where the cause is uncertain. Patients need to be cognitively alert or have …|
|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.
Monash Health Fertility is committed to the provision of safe, evidence-based, high-value management and treatment options for those who would like to grow their family but have been unable to become pregnant, or, who have medical conditions that reduce their fertility.
|Gastroenterology||Welcome to Monash Gastroenterology - we provide care and treatment for people with problems associated with the digestive system and liver. I Am A General Practitioner Includes patient management guidelines, referral forms and contact information. …|
|Gender Clinic||The 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, person centred care for …|
|General Medicine||The 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 …|
|Haematology||Monash Haematology is a dynamic academic research organisation that integrates the best evidence-base into routine patient care. We provide haematology care to a population of approximately 1.3 million, making it one of the largest services …|
|Health promotion||Don’t have enough time, but want to create healthy change in your community? We give you time back by making the process easy and fun. On this page About our Health Promotion Team Our free …|
|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 …
|Imaging||Monash 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 …|
|Immunisation||Learn more about Immunisation services at Monash Health. On this page What we do COVID-19 vaccinations Monkeypox vaccinations Influenza vaccinations Learn more about immunisations Contact the Immunisations team at Monash Health What we do The …|
Interpreter services through Monash Health health care at Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital and Kingston Hospital
|Lithotripsy||Learn 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 complex psycho-social needs and are living in insecure housing in the City of Greater Dandenong. The …
|Lymphoedema programs||Learn 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 Referral Referral from …|
|Maternity||We are the largest maternity provider in Victoria, providing care to over 10,000 women each year across four hospitals: Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong, Casey and Sandringham. Monash Women’s maternity service is part of Monash Health, …|
|McCulloch House Supportive and Palliative Care Unit|
McCulloch House provides respectful comfort care for people with incurable illness. This may be supportive care at an earlier stage of your illness or palliative care towards the end of life.
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. MONARC is part of the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health.
|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 Health Community Continence Service||The Monash Health Community Continence Service is a specialist adult service with a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of bladder and bowel issues, including continence issues, frequency, urgency, retention or constipation and pelvic …|
|Monash Health Drug and Alcohol Services (formerly SEADS)|
Monash Health Drug and Alcohol Service is a service within the Mental Health Program of Monash Health committed to providing opportunities for change and growth for people affected by problematic alcohol and drug use, improving their physical and mental health, and reconnecting them to their family and the community.
|Monash Heart||Learn 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 Sleep||The 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 …|
A centre of innovation and excellence committed to improving patient safety through realistic simulation education
Monash Watch aims to keep vulnerable patients, especially those with complex chronic health issues, healthier at home. Call: 9554 8010 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays
|Movement Disorders Program||The 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 …|
|National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)||This page contains information about the National DIsability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), how Monash Health supports it, and the services we provide under it. What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme? The National Disability Insurance Scheme …|
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
|Occupational Therapy Driver Program||This 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 …|
|Oncology||The Monash Health Department of Oncology provides more than 1.5 million residents of southern Melbourne with access to world leading cancer treatment within the Monash Health service. Our Services Cancer patients receive care from diagnosis …|
|Optometry||This 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.
|Pain Management Clinic||The Pain Management Clinic is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary outpatient service providing education, comprehensive assessment, intervention and rehabilitation to patients with a diagnosis of persistent (chronic) pain > 3 months duration. Pain Management Pre-Clinic Education …|
|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 …|
Our Pharmacy Department is part of your healthcare team, and ensures the safe and effective use of medication throughout our health service.
|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 care||This 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 patients||Jessie 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 …|
Psychologists at Monash Health work with patients, families and other staff to assist with the psychological, emotional and behavioural challenges faced by people who access our health service.
|Refugee Health and Wellbeing|
Monash Health Refugee Health and Wellbeing service provides comprehensive primary care services together with tertiary services including infectious diseases, paediatrics and psychiatry.
|Residential In-Reach Program||This page contains information about the Residential In-Reach program and the services we provide. What is the Residential In-Reach Program Residential In-Reach (RIR) is a non-admitted service with the aim of decreasing avoidable presentations to …|
|Respite care – Community Support Options||Community 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 services – Community-based||Looking for information about Monash Health Fertility? Our new website is now live at monashhealthfertility.org Monash Health Fertility is a new fertility service that provides management and treatment options for those who would like to …|
|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 …|
The Monash Health Surgery Program services in the areas of General surgery, Breast surgery, Colorectal surgery, Endocrine surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal, Orthopaedic surgery, Vascular surgery and more. Learn more about the Surgery Program at Monash Health.
|Telehealth||Monash 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. Telehealth …|
|Thalassaemia||We 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 …
|Urology||Learn 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 …|
|Victorian Heart Hospital||A centre of excellence in cardiovascular care, research, and education, the Victorian Heart Hospital is Australia’s first dedicated cardiac hospital. The Victorian Heart Hospital includes a full range of ambulatory and inpatient cardiac care, including …|
|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 …
|Young Adults Transition Service||The Young Adults Transition Service (YATS) at Monash Health helps young adults with complex physical disability and complex medical needs to transition from paediatric to adult healthcare services. The Young Adults Transition Service focuses on …|
|Youth and Family Services||Learn 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 (15-25 years) and their families within the …|