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About us

Working Here

Welcome to Peninsula Health. We are the major public health service for Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula, providing world-class healthcare for you and your family.

 Our Hospitals and Facilities

Our hospitals and facilities include:

We also deliver a range of community and mental health programs across Frankston, Mornington, Rosebud and Hastings.

 Our Services and Clinics

We provide care for local residents from birth through to end of life care, and a comprehensive range of sub-specialties including emergency medicine, intensive care, obstetrics and gynaecology, aged care, rehabilitation, oncology, mental health, and care in the home.

 Our Vision

Building on our strong foundations of teamwork and continuous improvement we will be a recognised leader in the provision of person-centred care.

 Our Mission

Building a healthy community, in partnership.

 Our Values

Our values guide the way we work together to achieve our vision and mission.

  • Service – we serve our diverse community by providing accessible, responsive and personalised care
  • Integrity – we are open honest, just, reasonable and ethical in our relationships
  • Compassion – we understand the needs of those we serve and respond with care
  • Respect – we champion the rights of individuals to be in control of their lives and be treated as equals
  • Excellence – we hold ourselves accountable for achieving the best health outcomes for individuals and our community

 Our Strategic Priorities

We have seven key strategic priorities:

  • Person Centred Care – we treat each person as an individual and involve them in their care
  • Timely and appropriate healthcare – we provide the best of care, when and where it is needed
  • Partnering with the community – we involve consumers to deliver the right healthcare for our community
  • Our workforce – we are driven by our values and empower our people to be the best they can be
  • Safety and Quality – we deliver safe, effective care and embrace innovation
  • Learning, teaching and research – we foster a culture of research and continuous learning to improve patient care
  • Sustainability – we manage our resources efficiently and find new ways to fund future needs

 Our Catchment Area

We cover the local government areas of Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and parts of the City of Kingston. The catchment extends from the bayside areas bordered by Carrum in the north, Langwarrin and Hastings to the east, and down to Portsea and Flinders in the south.

Peninsula Health covers an area of approximately 850 square kilometres and a population of 300,000 people which can increase by around 100,000 in peak tourism seasons.