Services overview

John Fawkner Private Hospital is a fully accredited 186 bed acute care facility providing a comprehensive range of surgical, medical, cancer and critical care services. Equipped with advanced medical, surgical and diagnostic technology, John Fawkner Private is focused on meeting the growing healthcare needs of patients in our local community and surrounding regions.

The Hospital has an established reputation as a leading healthcare provider, achieving recognition in many specialties throughout the years. Specialising in Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery and Cancer, the Hospital provides a comprehensive range of onsite medical and surgical services and delivering the highest standard in all areas of health care.

As the largest private hospital with the only private 24 hr Emergency Department and Critical Care unit in northwestern Melbourne, John Fawkner Private works with highly skilled visiting specialists who offer subspecialty expertise.

John Fawkner Private Hospital has a long established tradition for providing quality healthcare to our local community, the veteran community and patients travelling from regional northwest Victoria.

  • Anaesthetics
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Services
  • Cardiology
  • Coronary Care
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ear Nose & Throat
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery (Endocrine, Upper GI, Bariatric, HPB & Colorectal)
  • Gynaecology
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intensive Care
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (Upper Limb, Hip & Knee, Foot & Ankle, Spine, Sports Injuries)
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Radiotherapy
  • Respiratory
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

Our highly trained teams work collaboratively with visiting medical officers to provide optimum outcomes for all our patients, including those presenting via our Emergency Department.

Our Emergency Department provides essential cover 24 hours a day, seven days a week, inclusive of public holidays.

We work closely with I-MED Radiology and our Critical Care Complex to ensure the best intra-operative and post-operative care in the region.

Our onsite radiology providers are I-MED Radiology who provide a comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging services including:

  • Bone Densitometry
  • CT (low dose 320 multi-slice)
  • CT Coronary Angiography
  • General X-Ray
  • Dental X-Ray (OPG & Lat Ceph)
  • 3T GE MRI (full Medicare-eligible)
  • Mammography (Digital Breast Tomosynthesis)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Ultrasound
  • Interventional radiology procedures (PICC line, port insertion, etc)

On site Pathology collection and laboratory services provided by both Dorevitch and Clinical Labs Pathology

Our clinical teams consist of accredited physiotherapists, dietitian, speech pathologist, occupational therapists and other health professionals who provide in-house allied health care.

The discharge destination for patients is determined through consultation with their surgeon. A range of inpatient and outpatient programs are available at nearby Dorset Rehabilitation Centre, located in Pascoe Vale. For more information about the rehabilitation services offered at Dorset Rehabilitation Centre, click

HPS Pharmacies provides onsite specialist pharmacy services including clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutical supply and dispensing, medication management and advice, compounding and oncology preparation and support.

John Fawkner Private Hospital provides a ‘Hospital in the Home’ (HITH) service offering patients the advantage of receiving nursing and medical care for acute conditions in the comfort of their own home. Our HITH service is staffed by trained health professionals whose aim is to give patients the highest possible level of service and quality care. Benefits of our Hospital in the Home service include:

  • Less disruption to lifestyle
  • Enables the patient to return to normal routines
  • Outpatient appointments allow for greater flexibility in delivery of care
  • Enables patient care to be continued well into recovery
  • Patients have daily nursing contact
  • Provision of hospital care in a familiar, comfortable and private environment

Additional services include cancer support groups, chaplaincy services/counselling, discharge planning, DVA liaison and an interpreter service.

  • Hudsons Coffee – Food, beverages and gifts
  • Free Taxi phone
  • Wheelchairs
  • Free WiFi access

Getting Here

There is limited free on-site hospital parking accessible via the east side of the hospital off Moreland Road. Street parking is available around hospital (mostly unrestricted).

Disabled parking is available at the front of the hospital and in the hospital car park.

Patient drop off pointis located at the entrance of the hospital, via the ramp.

Buses run along Moreland Road and stop adjacent to the hospital. There are several bus stops around the area. Bus 510, Stop: John Fawkner Private

Train: Upfield Line, Stop: Moreland Station (5 min walk)

Tram: Number 8: Stop 132 (Cnr Moreland & Sydney Rd -going to/from city)

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