St John of God

St John of God Health Services is a NSW-based major private mental health service provider incorporating:

  • Two hospitals
  • Three medical centres
  • Two counselling and therapy centres
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provider
  • Postnatal depression Helpline
  • Community-based accommodation service for marginalised peopleOur Richmond hospital campus sits within spectacular grounds in the foothills of the Blue Mountains and is an easy one and a half hours drive from Sydneys CBD. Our Sydney campus is located in the leafy, inner-western suburb of Burwood.

    St John of God Health Services is part of the worldwide, not-for-profit health services of the Hospitaller Order of St John of God. This Catholic Order now operates 389 centres, hospitals and institutions in 46 countries.

    The Order follows the mission, vision and values of St John of God, a humble 16th century man who, following a torturous experience in a medieval psychiatric hospital in Spain, went on to revolutionise the care and treatment of patients.

    As a mission driven organization with core values of respect, justice, excellence and compassion, our quality services are offered in a warm and supportive environment.
    Our emphasis on our patients being the central focus of all we do is enhanced by the dedication and professionalism of our staff and our commitment to continuous quality improvement.

    Indeed, in 2004, our two hospitals took part in a nationwide client satisfaction study, topping it in nine areas of client satisfaction, mostly notably providing the most helpful group therapy programs for patients. The study, which was designed to aid mental health providers better understand what patients most value during their hospital stays, analysed and compared satisfaction questionnaires returned by patients from 26 Australian mental health facilities over a three months period. To read more about the full results of this survey, please turn to the A message from our CEO section of this website.

    We trust our website provides you with all the information you require. If, after browsing, some of your questions remain unanswered, please dont hesitate to contact us. We will be delighted to discuss with you any further queries you may have.

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