For medical professionals
In order to admit, treat and/or operate on patients at St John of God Geelong Hospital, all medical professionals must be accredited and hold clinical privileges.
The Chief Executive Officer is pleased to receive enquiries from prospective practitioners, please contact :
Tel: (03) 5226 8800
For an accreditation application pack and all administrative queries, please contact Medical Services:
Tel: (03) 5226 1301
Fax: (03) 5229 0371
Once you have returned your credentialing paperwork, it will be forwarded and reviewed by the hospital Credentialing Committee.
Following approval, you will be notified and an orientation and meetings with senior hospital personnel will be arranged.
If you have further queries our Director of Medical Services is on hand to assist and can be contacted through the Medical Services Department on (03) 5226 0000.
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 at our hospital.
For general practitioners
St John of God Geelong Hospital recognises the important role that general practitioners play in the continuum of care and we are committed to working in partnership to achieve the best outcomes for our patients.
The hospital has a dedicated GP liaison officer who is responsible for making sure the local community has information and access to the comprehensive range of services at St John of God Geelong Hospital.
Our GP liaison officer can assist with:
- optimising communication of information relating to services and referral processes for GPs and their patients
- facilitating information transfers between the hospital, accredited visiting specialists and general practice
- GP education
- personalised onsite consultation service with GPs to provide one-on-one updates on the hospital, visiting specialists and services
- provide a reliable conduit for receiving feedback on areas for improvement.
Our GP liaison officer is happy to answer any of your queries relating to the above, and is available to visit your surgery if you would like to discuss anything about the hospital, its services or facilities.
Dr Janelle Bennett – GP Liaison Officer