COVID-19 Testing Clinic days of operation: Tuesday and Thursday.
By appointment only – bookings essential.
Phone (03)5431-0900 during business hours to make a booking
A limited number of appointments are available each day.
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.


  • Heathcote Health Board of Directors – 2023 Appointment Round is now open

    Heathcote Health Board of Directors – 2023 Appointment Round is now open

    The Department of Health is pleased to invite applications for part time board director positions of public hospitals (including early parenting centres) and multi purpose services with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2023. These positions provide an exciting opportunity for members of the Victorian public to contribute to the health and wellbeing of […]
  • Clinics available for persons with respiratory symptoms

    Clinics available for persons with respiratory symptoms

    Information regarding Clinics available for persons with respiratory symptoms Bendigo Respiratory Clinic Phone: 1800 573 196Opening hours and bookings: 126 Spring Gully Rd, Spring Gully VIC 3550
  • Exercise at night under light is back

    Exercise at night under light is back

    Following the success of last year’s Ewing Park trial, residents can again be active at night under light during the winter months. Ewing Park oval (located on Havlin Street West), together with North Bendigo’s Shadforth Park soccer pitches and Heathcote’s Barrack Reserve netball court, will be lit up from 5.30pm – 8pm seven days a […]


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.