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All SVHA facilities operate under By-laws approved by the St Vincent’s Health Australia Board. The By-laws apply to all Accredited Practitioners and are an integral part of the clinical governance system at SVHA. This system supports and facilitates a quality health service that delivers safe care:

The By-laws

  • establish the principles applying to the accreditation and defining scope of practice of practitioners at SVHA.
  • govern the relationship of SVHA with its accredited practitioners.
  • set out rules for the conduct of accredited practitioners at SVHA facilities.
  • outline the obligations on accredited practitioners in relation to the safety and the quality of care of patients.

St Vincent's Private Hospital, Melbourne By-Laws PDF [960 KB]