David Newman Activity Centre (South West Healthcare)

Business Summary
Outstanding healthcare in partnership with our regional community.
About Us

South West Healthcare is committed to providing a comprehensive range of health care services to enhance the quality of life for people in south west Victoria.

An incorporated body under the Health Services Act 1988, South West Healthcare is overseen by a 10-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Governor-in-Council from community nominees. Board members each serve three-year terms, and may be eligible for re-nomination at the end of each term.

Daily management of the service is by a six-person Executive, headed by the Chief Executive Officer. Each executive member is responsible for a specific area of the service - medical services; nursing services; mental health services; finance and business services; primary and community services.

What We Do
  • Acute Care
  • Breast Cancer Support
  • Cancer Support Team
  • Day Surgery
  • Early Intervention in Chronic Disease
  • Fracture Clinic
  • Gastroenterology
  • Haemodialysis
  • Intensive Care / Critical Care
  • Medical Imaging
  • Neonatal Special Care 
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics / Adolescent Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • South West Healthcare Supplies
  • Urology
  • Pregnancy & Parenting Service