COVID-19 Testing Clinic days of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
By appointment only – bookings essential.
Phone: (03)5431-0900
On testing days please call prior to 10am
Your patience and understanding is appreciated as we are currently experiencing a high volume of appointments.
39 Hospital Street Heathcote VIC 3523
03 5431 0900



Our facility boasts single and double rooms with garden views, en-suite facilities and individual heating and cooling systems.




The Acute and Urgent Care departments offer exceptional care options to the residents and visitors of Heathcote, working collaboratively with the co-located GP clinic to provide support, including after hours and in emergency situations.




We aim to provide volunteers with work that is meaningful, challenging and rewarding so they know they are making a difference. Our volunteer program aims at matching the right person to the right role.




We provide a range of services to the local community and surrounding district including home care & maintenance and district nursing.

Heathcote Health is committed to listening to the feedback of those who have accessed our services. Your feedback offers invaluable insight which could not only improve aspects of our care, but also acknowledge the moments that you believe are worthy of praise. By anonymously sharing a ‘story’- be it either good, bad, little or big. Heathcote Health is able to make improvements in a timely and patient-centred way for the benefit of our community. Share your story about Heathcote Health.

Care Opinion is an independent site for the consumers, families and carers of those who have accessed aged, health, and community services in Australia. Care Opinion gives you a public voice to share your experience about the services you use. Care Opinion is safe, confidential and independent of services and authorities. We work with individuals and services to moderate stories to keep the process of sharing experiences safe and constructive for everyone. Sharing your stories about health and care services on Care Opinion will help make services better.


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Heathcote Health is a public hospital funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. The service operates under the provisions of the Victorian Health Services Act 1988.

Heathcote Hospital was established in 1859. In 1994 Heathcote Hospital, McIvor Shire Council’s Home and Community Care and the McIvor Community House amalgamated to form McIvor Health & Community Services. The health service changed its name to Heathcote Health in March 2010.

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Improving the health and wellbeing of our community through excellent healthcare and innovation



With our community at the centre of everything we do, and together with our stakeholders, we strive to:

  • Provide excellent, sustainable local health care services
  • Continuously seek service improvements; and
  • Implement new ideas for better health care for rural communities



Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

These values support the vision and purpose of Heathcote Health and enable us to shape our culture and reflect what is most important.

They are the essence of our identity and provide the framework for us to engage with all of our stakeholders.

The first letter of each of these values spells CARE as the overarching reason for our existence is to care for our community.