Who WE ARE
Founded by the Sisters of Charity more than 180 years ago, St Vincent’s Health Australia is a clinical, research and education leader working in private hospitals, public hospitals, and aged care services in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
Our founder, Mary Aikenhead’s vision, commitment and inspiration lives on in us and the work we do. We bring compassion and the love of Jesus to the many who are in need of a word of hope and encouragement, a helping hand, and a listening ear.
Aged Care Facilities
Residential Aged Care Beds
As a Catholic health care service we bring God’s love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus. We are especially committed to people who are poor or vulnerable.
We lead through research driven, excellent and compassionate health and aged care.
Key PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne establishes Victoria’s first COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic at the historic Royal Exhibition Building.
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney’s SydPath pathology team process 1 million COVID-19 tests over the course of the pandemic.
St Vincent’s Care Services’ residential aged care sites are kept COVID-19 free for the entire 2020-21 financial year.
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy’s $180m transformation, scheduled for completion in January 2024, is announced.
St Vincent’s Care Services opens three new aged care sites at Kew (Victoria), Carina (Brisbane), and Townsville, with a fourth site at Corinda (Brisbane) launching in 2022.
Plans for the new location for the Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery – Australia’s first collaborative biomedical engineering facility located within a tertiary hospital – are announced.
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s new public residential aged care facility, Berengarra, opens its doors in March 2021.
The successful efforts of St Vincent’s hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne to vaccinate thousands of people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage from COVID-19.
St Vincent’s Health Australia’s Inclusive Health Program supports 41 projects through $4.4m worth of grants in 2021.
Launch of a 20-year vision to create a new health and wellness campus at St Vincent’s Health Australia’s Kangaroo Point site.
St Vincent’s Health Australia becames the first national health and aged care organisation to announce a mandatory vaccination policy in September 2021.