Bridging Gaps,
Enhancing Care

Working with public and private health providers we deliver innovative health services to Australian communities—efficiently and sustainably

At Vanguard Health we work collaboratively with public health services and private enterprises to deliver specialist doctors to combine with or supplement medical services.

Together we solve complex health challenges, meet rapidly changing community needs and deliver a comprehensive range of services and programs safely, quickly and to the highest possible standard.

Every health care provider, patient group and community is unique. We will partner with you to understand your needs and develop a custom solution for your community.

Together, we provide new and innovative solutions so that Australians can have their health needs met in the local community where they work and live.

Medical Workforce

At Vanguard Health, our Medical Workforce is dedicated to the provision of specialist doctors, such as ophthalmologists, urologists, obstetricians, and more. We offer professional, accessible, and cost-effective solutions tailored to your needs — whether you require individual specialists for remote locations or comprehensive teams capable of managing extensive health services and programs.

Our Medical Workforce Team goes beyond just placements and contracts. We provide robust support, operations management, stakeholder engagement, and ensure best practice compliance for our specialists on site.

We boast a vast roster of specialist doctors who are prepared to address your community's evolving needs promptly. Every member of our Medical Workforce is fully trained, credentialed, and qualified to deliver safe and expert care. We take pride in our extensive experience collaborating with local Aboriginal health services and ensure that our specialists are adept, willing, and prepared to serve in remote communities.

Every specialist we contract undergoes a rigorous onboarding process, which includes:

  • Comprehensive background checks
  • Verification of references
  • Skills assessment
  • AHPRA registration currency check
  • Mandatory training sessions
  • Verification of educational qualifications
  • Criminal history clearance
  • Immunisation status verification
  • Cultural awareness training
  • Working with Children/OCHRE card verification

Integrated Specialist Services

At Vanguard Health, our Integrated Specialist Services division is at the forefront of revolutionising patient care in hospital settings. Recognising the challenges faced by many hospitals in managing patient waitlists and ensuring timely access to specialised care, we offer a solution that seamlessly integrates specialist doctors or entire teams of specialists directly within your hospital.

Benefits of Our Integrated Approach:

  1. Reduced Waitlists: By embedding our specialists within your hospital, patients gain faster access to consultations and necessary procedures, significantly reducing wait times.
  2. Comprehensive Care: Our specialists are not just consultants; they are hands-on practitioners. Whether it's surgical procedures, diagnostics, or treatment plans, our team is equipped to handle a wide range of medical needs.
  3. Collaborative Environment: Embedding our specialists fosters a collaborative environment where hospital staff and our specialists work hand-in-hand, ensuring optimal patient outcomes.
  4. Cost-Effective Solutions: With our specialists integrated into your system, hospitals can optimise resource allocation, leading to more efficient operations and potential cost savings.
  5. Continuous Quality Improvement: Our specialists are committed to continuous learning and quality improvement, ensuring that your hospital remains at the cutting edge of medical advancements.

Our Commitment:

Every specialist we embed in a hospital setting undergoes a rigorous selection and onboarding process to ensure they align with the hospital's values, culture, and standards.This includes:

  1. Comprehensive background checks
  2. Skills and specialty assessment
  3. AHPRA registration currency check
  4. Continuous professional development
  5. Cultural awareness and hospital protocol training

Furthermore, our Integrated Specialist Services division ensures that our specialists are not only clinically proficient but also adept at understanding and navigating the unique dynamics of a hospital setting. This includes effective communication with other departments, understanding hospital workflows, and prioritising patient-centric care.

By choosing Vanguard Health's Integrated Specialist Services, hospitals can confidently bridge the gap between demand and delivery, ensuring that every patient receives timely, expert care.

IRIS (Indigenous Remote & Rural Eye Surgery)

For over a decade IRIS, Vanguard Health has been committed to bridging the gap in eye care for Indigenous communities in rural and remote areas through its IRIS program. Funded by the Australian Government, the IRIS program has delivered hundreds of cataract surgeries for remote, rural and indigenous Australians.

Recognising the unique challenges faced by these communities in accessing specialised eye care, this program is designed to bring state-of-the-art eye surgery and treatments directly to them.

Key Features of the IRIS Program:

  1. Tailored Solutions: Understanding the diverse needs of Indigenous communities, our services are customised to cater to specific regional challenges and requirements.
  2. Expert Care: Our team comprises dedicated eye care professionals who are not only skilled in their field but also trained in cultural sensitivity and community engagement.
  3. On-the-Ground Presence: Instead of requiring patients to travel long distances, we establish temporary or permanent facilities in rural and remote areas, ensuring that quality eye care is always within reach.
  4. Community Engagement: We believe in building trust and fostering relationships. Our team actively engages with community leaders and members to ensure our services align with their needs and expectations.
  5. Continuous Education: Beyond providing surgeries and treatments, we are dedicated to educating communities about eye health, preventive measures, and the importance of regular check-ups.
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Rapid Delivery & Response Services

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the need for swift, efficient, and effective responses to emergent health challenges is paramount. Vanguard Health, with its rich legacy in health service delivery and a formidable team of healthcare professionals, stands at the forefront of addressing these dynamic and changing community health needs.

Key Features of Our Rapid Delivery &Response Services:

  1. Versatility in Response: Whether it's a sudden outbreak or other health emergency, our services are tailored to address a wide spectrum of urgent healthcare situations.
  2. Pandemic Preparedness: In the face of global health threats, Vanguard Health is equipped to set up and manage pandemic response centres, ensuring communities have access to testing, treatment, and preventive measures.
  3. Surge Workforce Provision: Recognising the unique challenges of remote locations, especially during health crises, we can rapidly deploy a skilled workforce to bolster local health capacities and ensure uninterrupted care.
  4. Collaborative Approach: We work hand-in-hand with both private organisations and public health services, ensuring a unified and coordinated response to healthcare emergencies.
  5. Cultural Sensitivity: Especially in diverse and remote communities, understanding and respecting local customs and beliefs is crucial. Our team is trained to engage with communities in a culturally sensitive manner, ensuring trust and collaboration.

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Australian Government
Australian Government Department of Health
NSW Government
Northern Territory Government
Torres & Cape Hospital and Health Service
Metro North Hospital & Health Services
Mackay Hospital & Health Services
Northern Territory Primary Health Network
Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Corporate Traveller
Indigenous and Remote Eye Health Service (IRIS)
Australian Society of Ophthalmologists
Champion Mentors
Reconciliation Action Plans
Cambodia Vision
InTravel Group

Get in touch to discuss how Vanguard Health can work with your organisation to meet the needs of your community today.