Helping Victorians stay healthy and safe
See information for health services and professionals from the Department of Health, Victoria.
We help Victorians to stay healthy and safe, and deliver a world-class healthcare system that leads to better health outcomes for all Victorians.
Read our plan for a sustainable world-class healthcare system that provides the best health outcomes to make Victorians the healthiest people in the world.
When we have emergencies that impact Victorians’ health, we will be there to help guide you and keep you safe.
Extreme heat and heatwaves can be a serious health risk. Detailed advice is available on planning for extreme heat and heatwaves.
Help people with asthma and hay fever prepare for the risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma.
To keep Victorians in good health we provide expert health and medical information that you can trust.
Australia’s health ministers are concerned that use of the title ‘surgeon’ by medical practitioners may be confusing for the public.
23 new Mental Health & Wellbeing Hubs are now open across the state, including 10 in regional Victoria – offering support to anyone who may need it.
The Department of Health has launched a new advertising campaign in a bid to attract more workers to the mental health and wellbeing system.
Explore our policies and guidelines.
Discover our fact sheets.
Find various forms and templates.
Access to information relevant to allied health workers, including workforce, accreditation, clinical practice and community programs.
Information relevant to business operators, such as food and services, water, pesticides, radation, cemeteries and crematoria.
Find information about oral health promotion, regulation and accreditation, dental health programs, workforce, services and community information.
A quick reference page for environmental health professionals that includes all the information environmental health officers need for their day-to-day work.
Infomation for general practioners including clinical practice, maternal and child health, immunisation, infectious diseases, drugs and poisons, mental health, aged care and hospitals.
Information for hospital workers, including funding and performance, registration and accreditation, data, reporting and analytics, drugs and poisons, and Blood Matters.
Access information for nurses including, study programs, grants, registration, immunisation and employment.
Access information for pharmacists, including prescriptions, forms and applications, and health workforce.
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Reviewed 19 January 2022