Health service establishments are private hospitals, day procedure centres and mobile health services.
Registered health service establishments in Victoria must comply with minimum regulations for patient safety and care.
There are processes to:
- register a health service establishment
- renew, vary or transfer registration
- build or renovate a private hospital or day procedure centre.
Forms, checklists and guidelines for private health establishments are available through the below links.
Sunset review of the Health Services (Health Service Establishments) Regulations 2013
The discussion paper regarding the review of the Health Services (Health Service Establishments) Regulations 2013 is open for public comment.
Health Services (Health Service Establishments) Regulations 2013 review
This discussion paper seeks your views on potential reforms to the Health Services (Health Service Establishments) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) made under the Health Services Act 1988 (the Act).
Fees for private health service establishments
Information about current application and registration fees for health service establishments in Victoria.
Design resources for private health service establishments
Outline of specific requirements for designing healthcare facilities as specified in Australasian Health Facility Guidelines.
Legislation updates for private health service establishments
An explanation of recent amendments to the Health Services (Health Service Establishment) Regulations 2013.
Complaints about private health service establishments
Complaints about a health facility can be made by the patient or someone representing them. Further steps can be taken if a patient is not satisfied with the first response.
Guideline for providers of liposuction
Best practice guidelines for clinicians and those involved in the provision of liposuction
Private hospital funding agreement
The Department of Health entered into a Private Hospital Funding Agreement (PHFA) with select operators.
Reviewed 21 August 2023