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About us

Maryborough District Health Service is a progressive rural healthcare provider in the Central Goldfields of Victoria. Our purpose is to connect our community to GREAT healthcare.

We provide acute medical and surgical services, urgent care, maternity services, aged care, diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied, community and mental health services, and palliative and residential care from modern campuses in Maryborough, Avoca and Dunolly.

Our vision is to change the healthcare story as we embark on a major transformation to improve health outcomes in the region.

We have a new $100 million dollar hospital on the way to expand programs and services, and a dedicated team of more than 450 staff who work with our partners to provide best-practice care, teaching and education programs.

Our vision

Changing the healthcare story with the community

Our purpose

Connecting GREAT healthcare to our community

Our values

Genuine  Respect  Excellence  Accountability  Togetherness

Our promise

  • We seek to understand you as a person, not a condition
  • We will care for you with compassion and kindness
  • We will treat you fairly and respectfully, on every occasion
  • We will keep you safe and informed with open and honest communication.

Strategic goals

Connecting our community to care

  • Integrating care across the continuum
  • Developing innovative and consumer-centred models of care
  • Leveraging technology to connect care and services

Purposeful partnerships

  • Connecting with our community and consumers
  • Developing strategic and productive partnerships

Our team

  • Implementing a staff personal development program
  • Improving mental health and wellbeing for all staff
  • Becoming an employer of choice

Sustainability

  • Completing a successful hospital redevelopment
  • Maintaining sustainable business as usual during hospital redevelopment
  • Delivering safe care and services every day and ensuring quality is a focus before, during and after the transition to the new hospital

Fact sheet – Changing the healthcare story

Wednesday 1st June, 2022

About us Maryborough District Health Service is a progressive rural healthcare provider in the Central Goldfields of Victoria. Our purpose is to connect our community to GREAT healthcare. We provide acute medical and surgical services, urgent care, maternity services, aged care, diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied, community and mental health services, and palliative and residential care from […]

New vision and era for healthcare in Maryborough region

Tuesday 24th May, 2022

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) has officially launched its strategic plan marking a new era of innovative healthcare for Maryborough and the wider region. Chief Executive Officer Nickola Allan and Board of Management Chair Kelly Mason today unveiled the Maryborough District Health Service Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025. The plan outlines an ambitious vision to […]

Four healthcare workers dressed in blue uniforms and front of bus with a driver in the front seat.

V-squad hits the road for winter dose

Friday 13th May, 2022

Members of the Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) vaccination team, also known as the v-squad, recently hit the road to visit residential aged care communities in Avoca, Dunolly and WattleRise Maryborough. The team were tasked with the mission of giving local aged care residents a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as their […]