Bendigo Health is one of Victoria’s leading regional health services, providing acute, sub acute and community-based care services to the people of the greater Loddon Mallee region for more than 160 years.
It provides healthcare across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers. Services are provided through more than 40 locations across an area a quarter the size of Victoria: from Gisborne in the south, Echuca in the north, Kyabram in the north east and Mildura in the far north west
With more than 3,400 staff and 280 volunteers working across a vast geographic region, Bendigo Health provides a full range of services including emergency, maternity, women’s health, medical imaging, pathology, rehabilitation, community services, residential aged care, psychiatric care, community dental, hospice/palliative care, cardiology, cancer services and renal dialysis.
With a strong culture of education, Bendigo Health enjoys partnerships with La Trobe University and Monash University, both of which have rural schools on the Bendigo site.
In an average year Bendigo Health ;
- treats more than 42,000 inpatients
- delivers more than 200,000 services to outpatients
- performs more than 12,600 surgical procedures
- triages more than 50,000 emergency attendances
- welcomes more than 1,300 new born babies