About Us

West Gippsland Healthcare Group provides acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, community and aged care services, primarily in the Shire of Baw Baw, approximately 100 kms east of Melbourne.

West Gippsland Healthcare Group comprises a number of sites. They are Baw Baw Health and Community Care Centre, Community Services Centres in Warragul and Trafalgar, Cooinda Lodge Aged Care Residence, Rawson Community Health Centre, Andrews House Aged Care Residence, Warragul Linen Service and West Gippsland Hospital.

West Gippsland Healthcare Group's history dates back to 1888 when the community established a hospital to service the area between Melbourne and Sale. A member of an early settler family, Mary Sargeant, donated the land on which West Gippsland Hospital, the main campus of the Group, now stands.

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Latest News

Category: Latest News
Thursday 27 September 2018

If you're coming to West Gippsland Hospital or Cooinda Lodge Nursing Home allow extra time for car parking as major building works are set to start.

Category: Latest News
Wednesday 26 September 2018

Four of Andrews House oldest residents each celebrated over 100 years of living to mark Aged Care Week.

Full accreditation status for WGHG

WGHG currently has the following accreditation ratings:

• Full Aged Care accreditation rating with full compliance to all 44 criteria for Andrews House and Cooinda Lodge
• Full accreditation for our hospital and community services under EQuIPNational
• Full accreditation meeting 3 standards and 18 expected outcomes for our Home and Community Care Services (HACC) under the Community Care Common Standards
• Warragul Linen Service full accreditation ISO 9001 Quality Management System
• Community services registration under the Children, Youth and Families Act, 2005
• Full food safety certification
• Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Accreditation

News Briefs

Category: Project Updates
The roundabout front main entrance of West Gippsland Hospital has been re-opened to motor vehicle traffic for patient drop off and will remain open over the next five calendar days to 16th October 2018.
The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2019.
Category: Project Updates
Category: Project Updates
Category: Project Updates


Maternity Bookings

For all maternity bookings or enquiries, please call
(03) 5623 0811 or email maternity.bookings@wghg.com.au




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