Austin Health comprises the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital (HRH) and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre (RTRC).
Austin Health operates 980 beds across acute, sub-acute and mental health with a 2011-12 annual operating budget of more than $700 million.
Austin Health is an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching and training, affiliated with eight universities. In addition, it is the largest Victorian provider of training for specialist physicians and surgeons.
Austin Health is renowned for its specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation including a number of state-wide services:
In 2011-12 over 8,000 staff attended to over:
Austin LifeSciences brings together internationally-renowned research institutes and over 800 Austin Health researchers, with a focus on cancer, diabetes, respiratory disease, liver disease, heart disease, stroke, epilepsy and psychiatry.
The Austin Health research institutions include:
External research funding to Austin Health is over $20 million per annum.
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, and health professional education and research in the northeast of Melbourne.
Our values guide our behaviour.
Integrity - we exercise honesty, candour and sincerity.
Accountability - we are transparent, responsible and answerable.
Respect - we treat others with dignity, consideration, equality and value.
Excellence - we continually strive for excellence.