About South Metropolitan Health Service

Our health service delivers hospital and community-based public health care services (PDF 316KB) to a population of more than 648,000 within a catchment area stretching 3,300 square kilometres across the southern half of Perth.

We deliver a wide range of clinical services throughout our hospital network:

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Rockingham General Hospital
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Murray District Hospital
  • Peel Health Campus delivered as a public private partnership with Ramsay Health Care. 

A snapshot of SMHS services in 2016/2017

In 2016/2017, our 8,900 staff provided care and treatment to more than 880,000 people.

  • Our hospitals delivered inpatient care more than 143,500 times.
  • Our emergency departments treated more than 200,200 patients, and more than 23 per cent of emergency presentations were for children aged 0–15 years.
  • More than 5,000 patients received in excess of 13,700 occasions of service in their home or in a community setting after their time in hospital.
  • Our mental health community-based teams assisted more than 11,200 people.

See a snapshot of the services provided by SMHS in 2016/2017.

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