Seymour Health (SH) is a leading integrated small rural health service located an hour north of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway. We are a 30-bed public facility which provides public and private acute medical and surgical, renal dialysis and day procedure along with post-acute care, palliative care, district nursing, sub-acute ambulatory services and a broad range of community and home-based services. Seymour Health also has a 40-bed high care aged residential care facility.
Our catchment provides services to the communities of Mitchell, Murrindindi and Strathbogie Shires. Seymour Health is the largest employer in Seymour with over 300 staff caring for our community.
Creating a healthy community
To provide high quality, safe and responsive healthcare for the community
We believe in the following values which are reflected in our daily practices and throughout our service provision:
- Accountability and responsibility
- Honesty, integrity and trust
- Open and transparent communication
Seymour is located one hour north of Melbourne via the Hume Highway. Seymour Health is a publicly funded 30-bed hospital with a long-established relationship with the railways and the Puckapunyal Army base.
Seymour Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment that is free of tobacco-related risks. As part of our commitment to a smokefree health service, we have implemented a smokefree policy. This means that smoking is not permitted on any grounds of Seymour Health, including all buildings.
Equity and Inclusion
As an organisation we embrace diversity and inclusion and welcome people from all backgrounds, faiths, genders and life experiences. We seek to support and empower our people through mutual respect and collaboration to provide excellence in care.
Family Violence information
Seymour Health is taking a stand against family violence in our community.
If you or anyone you know is experiencing family violence, Seymour Health is a safe place you can come to be connected to the services and support you need.
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Statement of Commitment to Child Safety
Seymour Health is guided by the Victorian Child Safe Standards and as such is committed to child safety and the promotion of children and younger people’s health and wellbeing.
For our Statement of Commitment to Child Safety, please here.
It is important to us that our information is accessible to everyone.
Seymour Health is committed to making its website www.seymourhealth.org.au accessible.
We are committed to providing information and services in a non-discriminatory and accessible way. This is a requirement under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.
We aim to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 at AA level. This is the web standard endorsed by the Australian Government. It ensures information and services are accessible to everyone.
We are in the process of implementing W3C’s WCAG 2.0 at AA level. As part of this transition we will be replacing PDF documents with more accessible formats and transitioning to accessible third-party platforms, where possible.
Most documents on our website are currently available in PDF format in a non-accessible format; however the document may be magnified for ease of reading.
We will continue to explore ways to improve accessibility of our website and documents.
Listen to our site
Instead of reading, you may prefer to listen to the information on our website.
To do this, select the blue ‘accessibility’ button near the bottom left-hand corner of any page within the website and turn on the Screen-reader for vision impaired users to optimise the website for screen readers. This profile adjusts the website to be compatible with screen-readers such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver and Talkback. A screen-reader is software that is installed on the user’s computer or device.
The tool will highlight the text as it reads it to you. Use the settings icon to change the text colour, size and how fast the tool reads the text to you. If you have trouble hearing the voice, check your volume settings.
If you have any trouble accessing a file or document or for any other accessibility or usability issues, please contact our website administrator on 03 5793 6109 or via email to email@example.com