For medical professionals
We are a private hospital and part of St John of God Health Care, one of Australia's largest health care providers.
St John of God Berwick Hospital values the skills and knowledge of our supporting team of doctors, dentists and allied health professionals.
The Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing are the primary points of contact for all enquiries by medical practitioners.
To admit patients or consult at St John of God Berwick Hospital, all medical practitioners must be accredited and hold clinical privileges.
Applications for credentialing to provide services at St John of God Berwick Hospital should be directed to the Chief Executive Officer.
The Hospital's Medical Advisory Committee and Chief Executive Officer consider all applications. Interim approval may be granted until the meeting of the Credentials Committee.
Applicants will be notified of interim approval and sent a copy of the hospital by-laws. If their application is unsuccessful they may be advised to resubmit their application.
Once an application is formally considered and approved by the Credentialing Committee, the applicant is notified of the terms and conditions of credentialing.
Application for accreditation
To apply for accreditation at St John of God Berwick Hospital, please send an email request to: [email protected]
Telephone enquires can be made by contacting the Executive Office on 03 8784 5023
The hospital's by-laws require that evidence of professional indemnity and medical registration is sighted annually. Copies of these documents should be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Nursing as they become available.
By-laws for health professionals
The St John of God Health Care By-laws set out the terms and conditions, which medical practitioners must comply with to seek accreditation to admit and care for patients our hospital.
Education and training
St John of God Berwick Hospital is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners to hold GP Education evenings. This enables GPs to work towards the 130 points that is required each triennium of their continuous professional development.