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.
To stay well this winter, get your influenza (flu) shot as soon as possible and keep your COVID vaccinations up to date.
Resources for health professionals working in public healthcare in Victoria
To keep Victorians in good health we provide expert health and medical information that you can trust.
Reforms to assisted reproductive treatment (ART) laws are continuing to make it easier for more Victorians to start or build their family.
Victorians needing elective surgery will get the tailored care they need faster, thanks to a new public surgery centre set to open in Melbourne’s east later this year.
The latest intake of 64 recruits have been welcomed to Ambulance Victoria as they begin work saving lives across the state, and helping our ambulance services meet record levels of demand.
Explore our policies, standards 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.
Reviewed 15 August 2022