Visiting Hours: 10am - 11am, 2pm - 3pm

Patients & Visitors


Information, updates and advice about the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Please visit for more information.    DHHS Hotline 1800 675 398

To ensure MDHS’s commitment to minimising the risk of COVID-19 Acute Services Visiting Hours are now 10-11am and 2-3pm. For Residential Care visiting hours, please contact the individual facilities.

MDHS focuses on person centred care, for all patients, residents, clients and visitors to the health service.


MDHS is one of the largest employers in the Central Goldfields Shire with over 400 staff employed over three campuses – Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough.

We provide a wide variety of acute services, from Acute and Urgent Care to antenatal, surgical and community services, enabling a comprehensive health service delivery to the community.

Our staff are committed to the care of patients, residents and clients, providing an excellent standard of care across the organisation.

Our Values

At MDHS we are committed to our organisational values:

Please find more details relating to the values we live by, under the Inspiring Health tab.


Important Numbers

1300 60 60 24 Nurse-on-Call: 24 hour health advice for all Victorians.

1800 022 22 After Hours GP Helpline: Access to a GP at night, on weekends and public hoilidays.

13 11 14 Lifeline: 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.