Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services;
University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services;
Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury;
Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages; and
A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.
Canberra Hospital is the base for an Integrated Training Program in O&G accredited by the RANZCOG. The training program offers a wide range of experience in O&G with exposure to the subspecialties of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Urogynaecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility & Gynaecological Oncology.