• For medical professionals
For medical professionals

For medical professionals

We work in partnership with our accredited medical practitioners and welcome enquiries from doctors and specialists wishing to obtain accreditation to treat patients at our hospital.

Our doctors work in collaboration with us in multiple areas including:

  • Clinical service provision
  • Teaching and education of medical students, junior doctors and specialists in training
  • Medical Advisory and Credentialing Committee membership
  • Clinical governance activities with numerous quality and peer review activities
  • General Practitioner education programs 
  • A growing role in clinical research including multiple clinical trials.


Our Chief Executive Officer is the primary point of contact for any accreditation queries by medical practitioners.

Chief Executive Officer
St John of God Warrnambool Hospital
PO Box 316
Warrnambool VIC 3280

Tel:  (03) 5564 0605
Fax: (03) 5564 0699
Email: [email protected]

Alternatively, contact our Executive Support Officer to receive an application pack:
Tel: (03) 5564 0605

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.

To obtain a copy, please contact:
Executive Support Officer
Tel: (03) 5564 0605

Referrals and Admissions

To admit patients and/or operate at the hospital, all medical practitioners must be accredited to practice.

To arrange patient medical admissions, contact the hospital (with the patient's full name, date of birth, admission diagnosis and any specific care instructions):
Tel: (03) 5564 0697

Surgical admissions require completion of a surgical booking pack/consent form which can be supplied to you. Contact us for instruction on the process of surgical admissions via:

Bookings office:
Tel: (03) 5564 0604; or
Perioperative Services Manager (03) 5564 0640.

GP Direct Admission can be facilitated after we provide you with instructions and an admission pack for admitting your patients directly from your General Practice Clinic.
If you require this information, please call:
Tel: (03) 5564 0697