About Us

With 500+ registered beds, more than 53,000 admissions per year and more than 1,800 staff across three hospitals, we are one of Melbourne’s busiest and biggest acute care hospitals.

Our major specialities include orthopaedics, cardiac services, maternity, neurosciences and reconstructive plastic surgery. We also specialise in ear, nose and throat, oncology and haematology, brain and spinal, gynaecology, oral and maxillofacial and gastrointestinal.

We have proudly cared for the Victorian community for more than 70 years.


St Vincent's Private Melbourne is a not-for-profit, private Catholic hospital.  We provide you with the highest quality healthcare, modern facilities and the latest technology. Read our welcome message.

Our hospitals

Our group includes 3 city hospitals (Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Kew), and a new hospital and aged care facility in Werribee that opened in January 2018.

Our mission, vision and values

We seek to provide quality, patient-centred care, inspired by the healing ministry of Jesus. Read our mission, vision and values statements

Our history

Our story of becoming one of Australia’s largest private Catholic hospitals including founders, expansion, and acquisitions. Read our history.

Group and corporate governance

We are part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, a group of not-for-profit companies operating under Mary Aikenhead Ministries. Find out about the SVHA group.

Our leadership team

Find out who does what on our senior leadership committee. Review our leadership team.


We review our processes and services to ensure that we continue to provide exceptional care. Find out about standards and accreditation.

Patient satisfaction

We aim to ensure that all patients are satisfied with the quality of care they receive. Find out how we gauge patient satisfaction.

Consumer participation

We talk to patient representatives to find out how we can improve our care, health services and staff and patient satisfaction. Find out about our consumer participation group.

Our foundation

Our foundation raises funds for building, equipment, education, and research. Read about our foundation.

Community work

We offer spiritual, physical and emotional support to our local community and beyond. Find out about our community work.