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Unlock more benefits with your private health insurance

Did you know your private health insurance unlocks a range of benefits when you choose to be treated at a St John of God Health Care private hospital? Our Group Chief Executive Director Dr Shane Kelly explains.

Unlock the benefits

When you choose to use your private health insurance and become a patient at one of our private hospitals you can access:

  • minimal waiting times for care
  • your doctor of choice
  • compassionate private care, close to home

St John of God Health Care choosing private health care

Minimal waiting times for care

When you need medical, surgical, rehabilitation or mental health care, you don’t want to wait. Our private hospitals offer short waiting periods for treatment and care.

Benefit: When you choose to become a patient at one of our private hospitals, you don’t have to wait for treatment. If your condition is non-urgent you can choose when to receive your treatment at a time that suits your lifestyle.

Your doctor of choice

Your health is your most important asset, so it makes sense that you want to trust the people caring for you when you need care. As a private hospital patient, you can choose your doctor or specialist to suit your needs and preferences.

Benefit: Some of Australia’s leading and most experienced specialists choose to work at our hospitals. This means you can select the doctor who meets your needs and preferences.

You can find a doctor to suit your needs by searching for one of our leading specialists at your preferred hospitals.

Compassionate private care, close to home

Wherever you live in WA, Victoria or NSW, our private hospitals are conveniently located close to you so you can get the care you need without having to travel.

Our Values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence guide the care we provide at all our hospitals so you know that when you choose St John of God Health Care hospitals for your care you will receive the same compassionate care.

Our locations

Our hospitals are located in WA, Victoria and NSW. Find a St John of God Health Care hospital near you.

Shane Kelly
Dr Shane Kelly St John of God Health Care Group Chief Executive Officer

About the Author

Dr Shane Kelly has more than 30 years’ experience in healthcare including more than 16 years as chief executive officer at hospitals and health care organisations in Western Australia and Queensland. He was appointed St John of God Health Care Group Chief Executive Officer in 2018 and was previously St John of God Subiaco Hospital Chief Executive Officer (2005 to 2013).