Eastern Health is one of Melbourne's largest metropolitan public health services. We provide a range of emergency, medical and general healthcare services to Melbourne's diverse eastern community. Find out more about us
We provide services to more than 800,000 people across a geographic area of 2800 square kilometres. Geographically we cover the municipalities of Boroondara, Whitehorse, Manningham, Maroondah, Knox and the Yarra Ranges. See our locations
We have identified five strategic directions that will help us achieve our mission:
A Provider of Great Healthcare
A Great Patient Experience
A Great Place to Learn and Work
A Great Partner with our Communities
A Great Achiever in Sustainability
See our strategic plan 2010-15
We are also committed to upholding our guiding values of:
Latest results from the Victorian Patient Satisfaction Monitor highlight that our patients rate their overall experience at Eastern Health as 76.6, which is 3.6 above the Department of Health target.
For more information and scores for each hospital click here.
Information including visiting hours, carparking and contact phone numbers.
Information on mental health and alcohol and drug services.
A range of centre & home based programs.
Support in the community and residential aged care facilities.
Services before, during, and after the birth of your baby.
Audiology, dietetics, social work and physical therapies.
Eastern Health’s annual Aspire to Inspire (A2i) Awards, celebrating the extraordinary contribution of staff across our organisation, were announced during a special ceremony in May.
Pregnant women booking into Eastern Health’s Angliss Hospital maternity services will now be offered the option of their own midwife, thanks to the introduction of Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) at Angliss Hospital (incorporating Yarra Ranges).
Yarra Ranges Health in Lilydale is looking for volunteers to drive local residents to and from their therapy appointments.
Eastern Health today announced a raft of changes to help the organisation pull back more than $8.4 million in lost Commonwealth government funding, as part of an overall reduction to the State of Victoria of nearly $107 million.
As 2012 comes to a close, experts at Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre are calling on people to reconsider that extra drink at the end-of-year office party or family Christmas lunch.
Patients at Eastern Health will now have access to state-of-the-art CT equipment, with a recent upgrade at Angliss, Box Hill and Maroondah hospitals.
Young patients at Angliss Hospital will receive around-the-clock care from the most highly-skilled clinicians when a new purpose-built short stay unit opens in the hospital’s emergency department.
Eastern Health has received a certificate of appreciation in the Defence Reserves Support Council Awards for employer support. The award was presented on October 11 to acknowledge the organisation’s support for staff member, Captain Sandeep Bhagat.
Wantirna Health palliative care patients have been given a present for a birthday that wasn’t even their own.
Children and adults suffering flashbacks, fear and thoughts of self harm are finding comfort in teddy bears used in tactile treatment at the Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (ECASA).
Vera Webber feels at home in a hospital. The beds, the corridors, the patients and the staff are all familiar to her – something she has missed for the past few years.
Eastern Health’s second annual Aspire to Inspire (A2i) Awards, celebrating the extraordinary contribution of staff across our organisation, were announced during a special ceremony on May 15.
From selling raffle tickets to comforting a distressed family member in the emergency department, Eastern Health volunteers are dedicated to supporting our hospitals, patients and staff.
Midwives are there from the very start and often they are the first people we come into contact with at birth. However, their role goes far beyond the birth suite; from sharing a mother’s journey through pregnancy to the joy of watching babies develop into young children.
The first of April is no laughing matter for staff across Eastern Health as they mark April Falls Day – an initiative to raise awareness and improve patient safety.
Box Hill Hospital has become only the seventh hospital in Australia to receive the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) Care Award.
Non-English speaking patients will have improved access to food in hospital, thanks to a project led by dietitians at Eastern Health.
DonateLife Week 19-26 February 2012
Tertiary students may hold a key to increasing organ and tissue donations worldwide, a new study by Eastern Health and Deakin University’s Nursing Research Unit has found.
Eastern Health has an exciting opportunity for local residents to be part of a new research project.
A new device that provides instant feedback from patients during their hospital stay has been rolled out across Eastern Health as part of a suite of innovative methods to improve care and services.
Capital works have begun to accommodate an additional five sub-acute beds at Angliss Hospital.
After an over-indulgent festive season, it’s no surprise the popular New Year’s resolution to lose weight continues to kick on into 2012.
After 20 years of exploring the local and surrounding areas of Box Hill, Eastern Health’s Walkabout Group has come to an end.
When Margaret Tabacchiera was told she had secondary cancer, she never considered her treatment might actually be enjoyable.
Talking about the importance of detecting cancer early has never been more comfortable, with the picturesque Yarra Ranges providing the perfect backdrop for two free forums aiming to alleviate the fear associated with pap tests and breast x-rays.
The rooms are spacious and natural light beams through the contemporary home. Its residents come together to develop personal goals and get back on their feet.
Carers of people with a mental illness are being given a helping hand thanks to Eastern Health's COPES program.
"This event provided us with a great opportunity to share our plans and vision for the health and wellbeing of our local community," Alan Lilly, Eastern Health Chief Executive.
Palliative care professionals are easing the burden of a life-limiting illness for people in the east with innovative programs that improve their quality of life.
New research by Eastern Health's Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre has revealed links between the density of Victorian alcohol outlets and the number of assault-related hospital admissions.
Maroondah Hospital has introduced a new technique for hip surgery which will avoid slicing through muscle.
From new surgical equipment to a warm welcome from volunteers, patients in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will benefit from the work of the newly-established Eastern Health Foundation.
Eastern Health, in partnership with homeless and family services in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, will fill a gap for young families in crisis with the establishment of a new specialist service.
"This process showed a genuine understanding of the needs of the patient and of the family going through the palliative care experience." Sonny Tilders, son of Dutch Tilders.
Eastern Health rolled out the red carpet for the inaugural Aspire to Inspire (A2i) Awards that recognise the outstanding contribution of staff across the health service.
"Before I started here I was ready to walk under a bus, but now I am gardening, exercising, cooking – I feel like I have my life back" – cancer survivor on the Ambulatory Oncology Rehabilitation Program.
Eastern Health, Level 4, 5 Arnold St, Box Hill,
Victoria 3128 Australia Phone +61-3-9895 3281