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.
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:
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A free one day program to be held on Tuesday 7 October 2014 will provide those affected by cancer, their families and friends with support and information for managing life after cancer treatment.
Did you know that one Australian has a stroke every 10 minutes? Or that stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in Australia? Attend our free information session.
Eastern Health has established a liaison group including Yarra Ranges residents to promote and enhance community participation and consultation during the redevelopment of Healesville & District Hospital and Yarra Valley Community Health.
Darren Wilson hasn’t looked back since he made the decision to leave his job as a warehouse manager and pursue his passion in alcohol and drug work.
When Cynthia realised she had helped a woman find her voice during a wellbeing session at Eastern Health’s Peter James Centre, she knew she had made a big difference to someone’s life.
Karen Bakker always loved delivering meals to patients as part of her job in Maroondah Hospital’s kitchen. Now, thanks to a new pilot project, she has been given the opportunity to work in the ward full-time.
People and communities in the east can be confident they have access to the high-quality care they deserve from their local public health service, with Eastern Health achieving an outstanding accreditation result from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
Eastern Health has been named the Premier’s Metropolitan Health Service of the Year at the 2013 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.
Patients suffering life-threatening illnesses in Maroondah Hospital’s intensive care unit are set to benefit from a revolutionary piece of equipment thanks to a cluster of local businesses.
Eastern Health volunteer, Estelle Foudoulis is going above and beyond to help support an award-winning program that is increasing patient safety and wellbeing.
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.
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.
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 1300 342 255