Our Strategic Plan 2018-22 provides a clear direction for Austin Health for the next five years. It describes three focus areas that we'll pursue to achieve our vision of "Shaping the future through exceptional, care discovery and learning'.
Have a look at some of our staff talk about our exciting new future:
We're renowned for our specialist work in cancer, infectious diseases, obesity, sleep medicine, intensive care medicine, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation, and we're an internationally recognised centre of excellent in hospital-based research.
We're also the largest Victorian provider of training for specialist physicians and surgeons.
Last financial year we completed 114,940 inpatient admissions, 87,556 emergency attendances, and 28,099 surgical procedures. Our researchers undertook 294 clinical trials.
We're renowned for our specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation including a number of state-wide services:
In collaboration with our affiliated research centres and partnerships we deliver ground-breaking discoveries that benefit patients worldwide.
Austin LifeSciences brings together almost 1,000 researchers and a number of research institutes in partnership with University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and the Mercy Hospital for Women to achieve ongoing excellence in research and better health outcomes for our local, national and international communities.
The embedding of scientific research within a clinical environment as recommended by the 2013 McKeon Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research is exemplified by our research departments and institutes.
Shaping the future through exceptional care, discovery and learning.
Our values guide our behaviour.
Our actions show we care - We are inclusive and considerate. We appreciate one another, always listening and interacting with compassion.
Together we achieve - Our culture of collaboration means we work openly with our people, our community and beyond to achieve great outcomes.
We bring our best - We are guided by the needs of our patients, bringing commitment, integrity and energy to everything we do. We are passionate about delivering excellence.
We shape the future - Through research, education and learning we innovate, exploring new opportunities that will change healthcare for the better.