About

East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) comprises an extensive hospital and health service network that aims to maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of more than 680,000 Western Australians in its catchment area.

Our hospital network works together to provide a combination of tertiary, secondary and specialist health care services including emergency and critical care, state trauma, elective and emergency surgery, general medical, mental health, inpatient and outpatient services, aged care, palliative care, rehabilitation and women’s, children’s and neonates services.

We offer health care services at:

Tertiary Hospitals provide the highest level of care, often treating those with serious injuries or life-threatening conditions.

Royal Perth Hospital provides essential tertiary health services to our East Metropolitan community

General hospitals provide various services across a range of medical specialties to meet broader health needs.

Armadale, Midland and each of their surrounding communities are greatly supported by the Armadale Health Service and St John of God Midland Public Hospital.

Specialist hospitals provide specific health care services, such as mental health, aged care, rehabilitation and elective surgery.

Bentley Health Service provides much-needed specialist services to its large catchment area, while the 49-bed Kalamunda Hospital offers a range of health services to its local community.

EMHS contracts assessment and restorative services for public patients through St John of God Mt Lawley (external site).


News

2019 Health Consumer Excellence Awards – congratulations to our nominees

26 April 2019

At East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) we value the contributions from all of our staff; acknowledging the role that everybody plays in providing or supporting the provision of high quality health care to our consumers.

It is incredibly pleasing to see a number of our staff and services were nominated for the Health Consumer Excellence Awards for 2019. Read more.

Health Consumer Excellence Awards – Nominations now open

28 February 2019

As we all know, there are so many unsung heroes in the health care industry. The Health Consumer Excellence Awards were created to honour these everyday heroes – from the consumer representative, to the administrator and the clinician. Read more.

Mental Health Co-Response project a finalist in multiple excellence awards

1 November 2018

The Mental Health Co-Response project has been announced as a finalist in the WA Health Excellence Awards and WA Police Excellence Awards. Read more.

Inaugural EMHS Public Board Meeting

9 May 2018

Ever wanted to have your questions answered on how our health services are planned and delivered? You now have the opportunity to come and interact with EMHS board members. Read more.

East Metropolitan Health Service's Health Consumer Excellence Awards 2018 nominees

27 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that a number of staff and services within East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) have been selected as finalists in the Health Consumer Excellence Awards for 2018. Read more.