Northern Health

Northern Health is one of Victoria’s busiest public health services. Our acute and sub-acute health services cover a local community of approximately 728,000 people and our emergency department treats almost 70,000 patients each year.
The northern community is located in one of Melbourne's most significant growth corridors and our local population is expected to grow by 64% or an additional 128,569 people by 2031. The Northern Health catchment encompasses the rapidly expanding local government areas of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Moreland.
Our vision
Outstanding healthcare for our community.

Our mission
To provide people in Melbourne’s north with outstanding health care by:
Expanding from a great community based health service to a major university teaching health service.

Developing the services and the pathways to services that our community needs.
Embedding the best teaching and research practice in everything we do.
Cultivating a community of staff, patients and families who work together.

Our commitment
Passionate – we care
Dedicated – we are focused
Progressive – we look to improve
Collaborative – we are a team

Our priorities
Provide a balanced mix of quality services.
Fully utilise our resources and develop our infrastructure.
Strengthen organisational capability.
Attract and develop a high performing workforce.