Albury Wodonga Health is a unique cross-border health care service spanning the border of Victoria and New South Wales providing public health care to a population of approximately 280,000.
It is the second largest regional health service in Victoria and operates under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health, Victoria, with over 3,300 staff and 174 registered volunteers. It has a total of 337 hospital beds across two hospital campuses. In the previous 12 months AWH provided health care to approximately 40,000 patients and delivered 1,706 babies.
Combined, the Albury and Wodonga Emergency Departments triaged and treated over 66,000 emergency presentations. The two departments include 44 points of care including three resuscitation bays, two Behavioural Assessment rooms, eight consultation points, five fast track beds, four short stay units and 22 acute cubicles.
In addition to hospital-based care it has provided more than 20 specialist programs delivered to the community by some 200 health care professionals and business support teams in the previous 12 months. This included specialist community-based health and wellbeing programs through both centre based and outreach appointments within the catchment. Importantly, AWH also delivered lifespan services targeting vulnerable community members and people with chronic disease to optimise their engagement and enjoyment of life.
Acknowledgment of Country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land upon which our health services are provided, we acknowledge our Elders; past, present and future, and we pay our respects to the wisdom, knowledge and leadership that our Elders and community provide.