Southern Metropolitan region
Metropolitan regions of the department are structured around distinct geographic catchments that enhance our ability to focus on population health need. Significantly, in the Southern regional area, teams have boundaries that align with Medicare Locals and each comprise several local government areas. Southern Metropolitan Region area teams are:
- Bayside Team: Integrating planning in the local government areas of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston, Port Phillip and Stonnington.
- Frankston/Peninsula Team: Integrating planning in the local government areas of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula.
- South East Team: Integrating planning in the local government areas of Cardinia,Casey and Greater Dandenong.
Department of Health Metropolitan Regions
Highlighting Southern Metropolitan Region and area team catchments
Overview of Sourthern Metropolitan Region Agencies and Services
|Local Governments||10||Supported Residential Services||50|
|State Funded Alcohol and Drug Services||22||Schools||391|
|Area Mental Health Services||4||Kindergartens||381|
|Mental Health Community Support Services||17||GPs per 1000 population||1.12|
|Community Health Services||3||Public health services||14|
|Community Health Services Operated by Health Services (Monash Health, Peninsula Health and Alfred Health||3||Private health services||51|
|Primary Care Partnerships||3||Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services||2|
|Women's Health Service||1||Medicare Locals||3|
National Health Service Directory
The NHSD is a consolidated and comprehensive national directory of health services and provider information that replaces the Victorian Human Services Directory. It aligns with and supports current health reform activities and covers all services across the public and private sector.