As a leading healthcare provider, Alfred Health is the major health provider to the southeast suburbs of Melbourne and Victoria. Alfred Health Services consists of The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital. As a hospital that is dedicated to research, education and training for all healthcare providers, Alfred Health is affiliated with Monash and Latrobe University. This means that not only does Alfred health Services also dedicates its training and development to undergraduate and postgraduate medical students in a number of disciplines. Alfred Health is known for its dedication to improving and leading progressive healthcare developments, along with a dedication to excellence in patient care. Alfred health offers the following services:

  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Home based services
  • Community based services

As a primary tertiary teaching referral hospital, Alfred Health Service provides an integrated approach to research, development and education to ensure a cohesive approach to healthcare delivery, and ensuring they maintain their position at the forefront of medical development in healthcare services, care, research and teaching. Alfred Health Services also provides the following specialist services:

  • Trauma services
  • Emergency and intensive care
  • Comprehensive oncology services
  • Blood disease services
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Melanoma services
  • Bone marrow transplant services
  • Cardiology/ cardiovascular services
  • Neurosurgery
  • General and specialist surgery
  • General and specialist medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Diagnostic services
  • Heart and lung transplant
  • Cystic fibrosis treatment
  • Burns services
  • HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Haemophilia treatment
  • Sexual health
  • Hyperbaric medicine
  • Elective surgery
  • Acute health services
  • Mental health services
  • Ambulatory services

For more information on any of the services in the Alfred Health Service, please refer to their website here.


The Alfred History

The Alfred was founded in 1871, and stands as the oldest hospital in Victoria operating within its own campus. The hospital was built on honour of his royal highness, Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, who survived an assassination attempt in 1868 while visiting Australia! The people of Melbourne were so thankful for the safety of Prince Alfred, that they established a find to build a hospital in his name.


Employment Opportunities at the Alfred Health Service

Along with an extensive history and experience providing extensive healthcare services, Alfred health services is an ideal place to work. If you are interested in working within the Alfred Health Service, and you are a qualified healthcare professional please feel free to contact us for the vacancies available at any of the hospitals apart of Alfred Health Service. If you are also interested in healthcare jobs in Australia, please refer to our job vacancies here.