Victoria has over 300 hospitals and health services, including large public and private hospitals, rural and regional health services, specialist mother and child hospitals and small specialist rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals.

Victorian health services are committed to meeting the challenge of growing patient numbers with quality patient-centred care that is efficient and effective.

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Neonatal eHandbook

The Neonatal eHandbook provides information about clinical management of over 90 conditions encountered by health professionals caring for newborns.

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Capital projects and service planning

The department leads statewide planning, system design and the provision of enabling infrastructure for Victoria’s hospitals and health services.

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What health services need to know about the reportable conduct scheme

The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services introduces the reportable conduct scheme and implications for health services organisations.

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Hospital circulars

Hospital circulars

The department issues periodic notices to hospitals and health services on a range of topics.

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Design, service and infrastructure plan for Victoria’s cardiac system

This new plan provides a clear picture of the future of the cardiac system of care across the state. It proposes continuing reform to ensure people with heart disease achieve the best possible outcomes, with a health system that is efficient and of high quality.

Learn more about the plan