Support Services

Support Services at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne is comprised of the following departments: 

Food services

Food and nutrition services are an integral part of your health care at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne. The food and nutrition team aims to provide you with nutritious and tasty meals to aide your recovery.

Our food services is fully accredited for food safety. It is vital that food services in acute care hospitals are food safety accredited to ensure a safe food supply is provided to vulnerable populations in our communities.

Environmental services

Environmental services oversees cleaning, waste, laundry and mail room services at St Vincent’s Private hospital Melbourne. Environmental services conducts a quality controlled cleaning service that is electronically audited internally, and also participate in external cleaning audits to ensure we maintain quality and safety for patients, visitors and staff, and meet ACHS Accreditation requirements across the campus.

Environmental services strives to maintain the highest quality service for the hospital through continuous training, applying innovative technology and conducting quality audits. With the feedback from our patients, visitors and staff we ensure a clean, safe and environmentally sustainable service.


The primary role of the security department is to ensure a safe and secure environment for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors. Our security department may be contacted on tel: 03 3 9411 7555 with any concerns or queries.

Volunteer Services

Our volunteers help us to provide a caring, safe, and person centred service.

They are an integral part of what we do and we value the support they give our staff, patients and visitors.

St Vincent’s Private Melbourne has a large group of committed volunteers who help in many ways. They guide patients and visitors around the hospital and arrange and place flowers. They may also become involved in marketing activities, hospitality and general administration.

Pastoral care and places to pray

Our pastoral care staff is part of the hospital team that cares for you during your stay. Find out about our pastoral care and prayer facilities.

Interpreter and social work services

Our interpreters and social workers help patients to understand their health care options and make informed choices. Read about out support services.

More information

Pharmacy, coffee shop, ATMs – find out about our on-site services.